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STORIES OF LIFE IN A CHANGING WORLD

"The Lion King," released in 1994 and one of the top grossing U.S. films of all time, is celebrated at a Disney fan event in Anaheim, Calif. Image Group LA/Disney via Getty Images hide caption

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In these images, E. coli bacteria harbor proteins from a bacteria-killing virus that can eavesdrop on bacterial communication. At left, one protein from the virus has been tagged with a red marker. At right, the virus has overheard bacterial communication indicating the bacteria have achieved a quorum; it sends its protein to the poles of the cell (yellow dots). Bonnie Bassler and Justin Silpe, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University hide caption

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The USNS Comfort, a U.S. Navy medical ship, floats off the coast of Riohacha, Colombia. The medical vessel is on a four-country tour of the region, providing medical assistance. Jim Wyss/Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Navy Sends Hospital Ship To Colombia To Treat Venezuelan Migrants

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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, the new mayor of Freetown in Sierra Leone, speaks at the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit in New York City. "For decades, there had been no structure, no focused thinking of a strategy for the city," she says. "The way my brain works is with plans. I have to have a to-do list." Riccardo Savi/Getty Images hide caption

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A migrant receives medical attention at a former paper factory in Greece that has been turned into a makeshift camp. Menelaos Michalatos/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Dolce & Gabbana released a set of video ads, featuring a model using chopsticks and struggling to eat different types of Italian food. L.Dope / 生活興奮劑 via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Blac Chyna poses with her new face cream, Whitenicious, in a video ad on her Instagram. The ad creates a glamorous image to appeal to a high-end audience for the $250-a-jar product. blacchyna via Instagram/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Mehnaz sits inside her home in Abbottabad, northern Pakistan. She has one son and six daughters. She has also had three abortions, fearing she would have more girls. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Why The Abortion Rate In Pakistan Is One Of The World's Highest

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