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STORIES OF LIFE IN A CHANGING WORLD

Saleh Abbas, deputy grand imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar University, is second from the left in this photo of members of the university delegation to the African Summit on Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriages. Louis Leeson hide caption

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These satellite images from June 15, 2018, (left) and June 15, 2019, show the diminishing size of the Puzhal Lake reservoir in Chennai, India. Copernicus Sentinel-2 Satellite Image/Maxar Technologies via AP hide caption

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Health workers treat a patient at the Ebola Treatment Center in the city of Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It's one of three locations where researchers have been conducting a clinical trial of four experimental treatments for the disease. John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will 1 Of These 4 Experimental Treatments Cure Ebola?

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In Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta, oil bunkering — the practice of siphoning oil from pipelines — has transformed parts of the once-thriving delta ecosystem into an ecological dead zone, according to the U.N. Environment Programme. Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco / Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto hide caption

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Leyla Hussein and Nimco Ali, co-founders of a nonprofit group that seeks to eliminate female genital mutilation, were honored by Queen Elizabeth II for their work. Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Kanye West wore a Balenciaga shirt with the World Food Programme's logo on it while visiting an orphanage near Kampala, Uganda, in October 2018. On this trip, he gifted bags full of his $220 Yeezy sneakers to the children. Stringer /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Employees peek through the door of a showroom at a food factory in Pyongyang, North Korea. Dita Alangkara/AP hide caption

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Why South Korea Is Sending $8 Million In Food Aid To North Korea

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Jamaica's Reggae Girlz celebrate winning a penalty kick shootout against Panama to advance to this year's Women's World Cup. Richard W. Rodriguez/AP hide caption

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Underdog 'Reggae Girlz' Make History at Women's World Cup

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Two ticks in their nymphal stage: At left, the longhorned tick, native to Asia and a recent arrival in the U.S. At right, the lone star tick, found in the eastern United States and in Mexico. Graham Hickling, Center for Wildlife Health, University of Tennessee hide caption

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Helen Clark, former prime minister of New Zealand and gender equality champion, takes a selfie with attendees of the Women Deliver conference in Vancouver. Sonia Narang for NPR hide caption

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Children in the study were given a twice-yearly dose of the antibiotic azithromycin. Researchers found that their mortality rate was significantly lower than that of untreated children. Science Stock Photography/Science Source hide caption

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