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Chip Councell's ancestors began farming on Maryland's Eastern Shore in 1690. He says that in today's world, U.S. farmers have to look abroad for markets. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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Economy

As Trump Moves To Renegotiate NAFTA, U.S. Farmers Are Hopeful But Nervous

Farmers say exports are a crucial part of their business and they're warily watching as the Trump administration pushes to remake the long-standing trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.

In this image from video released by Taliban Media in December 2016, Caitlan Coleman talks in the video while her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle holds their two children. U.S. officials said Pakistan secured the release of Coleman of Stewartstown, Pa., and her husband, who were abducted five years ago while traveling in Afghanistan and then were held by the Haqqani network. Taliban Media via AP hide caption

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Canadian Man Details Horrors Family Endured In Years Held By Haqqani Network

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Shots - Health News

'Quackery' Chronicles How Our Love Of Miracle Cures Leads Us Astray

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'Quackery' Chronicles How Our Love Of Miracle Cures Leads Us Astray

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Hundreds of homes in the Coffey Park neighborhood that were destroyed by the Tubbs Fire on October 11, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Shots - Health News

As She Evacuated Patients From The Hospital, Her Home Burned

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As She Evacuated Patients From The Hospital, Her Home Burned

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Sunday Puzzle

Sunday Puzzle: Double Down

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Sunday Puzzle: Double Down

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Mortician Caitlin Doughty has traveled around the world exploring the ways other cultures approach death. Mara Zehler hide caption

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Mara Zehler

Book News & Features

Mortician Explores Cultures' Many Paths For 'Sacred Transition' Of Death

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Mortician Explores Cultures' Many Paths For 'Sacred Transition' Of Death

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Sebastian Kurz, Austria's foreign minister and leader of the conservative Austrian People's Party (OeVP), arrives at his party headquarters on Oct. 13 in Vienna. The OeVP is currently leading in polls. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Austria Election: Center-Right Party Head Likely Next Prime Minister

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Chip Councell's ancestors began farming on Maryland's Eastern Shore in 1690. He says that in today's world, U.S. farmers have to look abroad for markets. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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As Trump Moves To Renegotiate NAFTA, U.S. Farmers Are Hopeful But Nervous

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