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As holidays near, a nationwide rail strike is still on the table. Here's the latest

So far, three of 12 unions representing freight rail workers have rejected the contract deal brokered by the Biden administration in September. Those unions are holding out for paid sick leave.

Four young men from Senegal sell bracelets in Madrid on October 20. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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The risks are high and the rewards low for the desperate manteros of Madrid

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As holidays near, a nationwide rail strike is still on the table. Here's the latest

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The COP27 summit went late into overtime, with Sameh Shoukry, president of the climate summit, speaking during a closing session on Sunday. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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Did the world make progress on climate change? Here's what was decided at global talks

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A burned cot in a police station in Kherson on Wednesday. Kherson residents say Russians used the police station to detain and torture violators of curfew and people suspected of collaborating with Ukrainian authorities. Pete Kiehart for NPR hide caption

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Screams from Russia's alleged torture basements still haunt Ukraine's Kherson

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