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A view down a busy street in Port au Prince, Haiti. Kidnappings in the country have already been worse in 2021 than years before. Owen Franken/Getty Images hide caption

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World

Haiti's kidnapping crisis is plunging the country even further into turmoil

3 min

Haiti's kidnapping crisis is plunging the country even further into turmoil

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Sunday Puzzle

Sunday Puzzle: Don't LU-se this puzzle

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Sunday Puzzle: Don't LU-se this puzzle

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British author Douglas Adams, left, and Nick Landau read Adams' book The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy in October 1979. Colin Davey/Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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Books

It's been 42 years since 'The Hitchhiker's Guide' answered the ultimate question

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It's been 42 years since 'The Hitchhiker's Guide' answered the ultimate question

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Music Interviews

Joy Crookes' first album embraces power, heartbreak and racial justice

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Joy Crookes' first album embraces power, heartbreak and racial justice

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