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'I Hope To God We Will Be Safe': Refugees In Lebanon Start Returning To Syria

The Lebanese government is encouraging departures, but the U.N. objects. "We are at the service of the refugees," says a Lebanese security official, "but we have reached the limit of our capability."

Abortion rights supporters and opponents protest outside the Supreme Court last year. The issue of abortion will spark millions of dollars in spending on advocacy for and against President Trump's Supreme Court nominee. Zach Gibson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Lifetime Investment: Big Money Pours Into Supreme Court Battle

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Keep It Real Sunsquabi
Just a Little Sunsquabi

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'I Hope To God We Will Be Safe': Refugees In Lebanon Start Returning To Syria

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Silk Moon Renaud Garcia-Fons
Grand Arctica Chapelier Fou

In Woman Walks Ahead, an artist and activist from New York City (Jessica Chastain) travels to North Dakota to make a portrait of Sitting Bull (Michael Greyeyes). Richard Foreman/A24 hide caption

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'Woman Walks Ahead' Lead Sees A Sea Change For Indigenous People On Film

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Ongloating The End Of The Ocean
Secret Pelle Kettel

A basketball hoop stands near boats buried in the winter snow. Shishmaref, Alaska, is just a few dozen miles below the Arctic Circle, and in the depths of winter the sun rises close to noon. Zachariah Hughes/Alaska Public Media hide caption

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Alaska Native Tannery Is Bringing Seal Back

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Levo Recondite

Smash Mouth's hit single "All Star" has inspired countless Internet memes since its 1999 release. Jay Blakesberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Yes, Smash Mouth Has Seen The 'All Star' Memes

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