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Goats and Soda

The Lament Of The Boko Haram 'Brides'

They're a forgotten group — abducted as teens, forced to marry a Boko Haram member and often bearing a child — now free from captivity, but not truly free.

All Written Out in Numbers This Is the Kit
Two Pence Piece This Is the Kit

Administrator Brock Long of FEMA (center) speaks during a firehouse briefing on Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Tuesday. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New, Respected FEMA Chief Faces First Major Challenge With Hurricane Harvey

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The Lament Of The Boko Haram 'Brides'

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Berimbau Trio, No. 1, "Harmonia" Arcomusical
Hold Me Milosh

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Paul Miller Loved Teaching Math So Much That He Did It For Nearly 80 Years

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Come/Gone Square Peg Round Hole
A-Frame Square Peg Round Hole

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Texas Becoming A Magnet For Conservatives Fleeing Liberal States Like California

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Mouth Guards of the Apocalypse Broken Social Scene
Towers and Masons Broken Social Scene

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Kinan Azmeh Brings The Magic Of Music To Summer Camp For Refugee Children

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Tulina's Carmona Kinan Azmeh
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From Greece, A Message In A Bottle Reaches Isolated Gaza

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Walking By Your Side Manu Katché

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