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Black-footed ferrets are the most endangered mammal in North America. Scientists in Montana are trying to save the ferrets by saving their main food source, prairie dogs. Kathryn Scott Osler/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Biologists With Drones And Peanut Butter Pellets Are On A Mission To Help Ferrets

To increase populations of the endangered black-footed ferret, scientists aim to save prairie dogs, a main food source. The biologists use drones and medicated peanut butter-flavored pellets to do it.

Politics

Week In Politics

4 min

Week In Politics

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Houston's Recovery

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Houston's Recovery

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Tosha Atibu and her husband Atibu Ty Ty stand in their Houston home, which was flooded during Hurricane Harvey. They are racing to get it shape in time for the family to move back in for Christmas. Peter Breslow/NPR hide caption

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In Post-Harvey Houston, Immigrants Struggle As The City Grapples With How To Help

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Business

Labor Abuses After Harvey

3 min

Labor Abuses After Harvey

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Sunday Puzzle

Sunday Puzzle: Food For Thought

6 min

Sunday Puzzle: Food For Thought

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Lashkari gives us a tour of his kitchen. He's known for some of the best Pakistani and Indian food in Houston. His cooking borrows happily from other cultures. Peter Breslow/NPR hide caption

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The Salt

A Visit To Houston's Himalaya: Pakistani And Indian Food With Deep Texas Roots

5 min

A Visit To Houston's Himalaya: Pakistani And Indian Food With Deep Texas Roots

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Francisco Vasquez at work on the Prestige Oysters boat The Diplomat. Scott Dalton/for NPR hide caption

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Houston Ship Channel And Galveston Bay Digging Out After Harvey

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Genesis Blu calls herself a "raptivist" — a mix of rapper and activist. Tim Clyne/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

A Conversation With Houston's 'Raptivist' Genesis Blu

7 min

A Conversation With Houston's 'Raptivist' Genesis Blu

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Black-footed ferrets are the most endangered mammal in North America. Scientists in Montana are trying to save the ferrets by saving their main food source, prairie dogs. Kathryn Scott Osler/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Biologists With Drones And Peanut Butter Pellets Are On A Mission To Help Ferrets

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