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Several of the fires burning in the Amazon rainforest can be seen even from space, as evidenced by this satellite image provided by NASA this month. Brazil's National Institute for Space Research said the country has seen a record number of wildfires this year.
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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says a new rule allowing indefinite detention of migrant families with children will "improve the integrity of the immigration system."
According to the latest NPR-IBM Watson Health Poll exercise, including stretching and yoga, is popular among younger people as a way to relieve pain.
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A group representing importers saidit was gratified that the Trump administration is lifting the tariffs on Mexican tomatoes. But it cautioned that beefed-up inspections could act as another barrier to free trade.
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President Trump spoke during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office. He has softened his position on background checks since earlier this month.
Russian opposition candidate and lawyer Lyubov Sobol stands in front of police during a demonstration in Moscow on July 14. This summer's wave of opposition protests has pushed Sobol to the forefront of the Russian political scene.
Pia Klemp has refused to accept a medal for bravery from Paris' mayor, saying, "We do not need authorities deciding about who is a 'hero' and who is 'illegal.' "
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Miami-Dade police arrested Carlints St. Louis on Tuesday. Authorities say he committed a July shooting that wounded a 68-year-old man as he was walking to a Miami synagogue.
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Long-distance truck driver Mohammad Hashim, 45, survived an attack by a Hindu mob last year. A dozen men on motorbikes forced him off the road and beat him. He suffered a broken leg and fractured vertebrae.
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A pile of debris including all kinds of plastics grows hourly at Omni Recycling, a materials recovery facility in Pitman, N.J. Plastic bags are especially problematic because they can get caught in the conveyor belts and equipment and gum up the recycling process.
Cindy McCain, widow of late Sen. John McCain, at home in Phoenix. She says she thinks Republicans and Democrats can get back to being more civil. "I think it's going to take some time. There's a lot of healing to be done. But I think we can do it," she says.
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This toad-shaped sandwich bar called the Toed In, near Los Angeles in 1939, allowed you to grab a bite to eat while your car got serviced. There's a lot of wordplay going on here: the toad-shaped building, the "towing in" of the car, and the stepping or "toeing" in for a snack. Good job, punsters!
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