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Mount Semeru releases volcanic materials during an eruption as seen from Lumajang, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. The highest volcano on Indonesia's most densely populated island of Java spewed thick columns of ash, searing gas and lava down its slopes in a sudden eruption triggered by heavy rains on Saturday. Trisnadi/AP hide caption

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This 1775 revolutionary-era rifle was Thomas Gavin's undoing. Courtesy of the Museum of the American Revolution hide caption

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Thomas Gavin might be America's most prolific artifact thief — but the jig is up

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The holiday shopping season doesn't have to be unsustainable. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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There is an environmental impact each time you hit 'buy now'. Here's an alternative

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CNN has fired anchor Chris Cuomo after documents were released detailing his efforts to help his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, respond to a sexual harassment scandal. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for CNN hide caption

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A gray wolf in Oregon's northern Wallowa County in February 2017. Officials in Oregon are asking for help locating the person or persons responsible for poisoning an entire wolf pack in the eastern part of the state earlier this year. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP hide caption

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Stewart Indian School students are seen in a classroom in Carson, Nev., in an undated photo. The state of Nevada plans to fully cooperate with federal efforts to investigate the history of Native American boarding schools. Courtesy of Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum via AP hide caption

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Detail of the fabric used on his feet by Marcos Antonio Costa, 27, to climb açaí palm trees to pick its berries in the rainforest near Melgaco, southwest of Marajo Island, state of Para, Brazil, on June 6, 2020. Tarso Sarraf/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Do you know who's picking your açaí berries?

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Margarita Ahuanari, left, and Karina Ahuanari look at posters of their mother. The images were placed where they think she was buried at the mass grave that was later renamed the COVID-19 Cemetery in Iquitos. Angela Ponce for NPR hide caption

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Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán gives a press conference following a meeting of prime ministers of central Europe's informal body of cooperation, called the Visegrad Group (V4) in Budapest, Hungary, last month. Attila Kisbenedek/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A discomfort with Western liberalism is growing in Eastern Europe

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With omicron looming over the holidays, here's how to stay safe

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Meric Long of the Bay Area band The Dodos found his voice in a distinctive guitar style. While writing the new album Grizzly Peak, he watched that ability begin to slip away. Shane Tolentino for NPR hide caption

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James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents of a teen accused of killing four students in a shooting at Oxford High School, pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges on Saturday. Oakland County Sheriff's Office via AP hide caption

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A remote-controlled RC surfer riding a king tide wave during the astronomical event last year, in Huntington Beach, Calif. The National Weather Service says the California coast will see unusually high and low tides over the weekend. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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In this courtroom sketch, Ghislaine Maxwell is seated at the defense table while watching the testimony of witnesses during her trial on Tuesday in New York. Elizabeth Williams/AP hide caption

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The trial of Ghislaine Maxwell: What happened this week

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An October 2017 file photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Force Investigation Team Report shows a number of guns in the interior of mass shooter Stephen Paddock's 32nd floor room of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP hide caption

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Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, accused of killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket in March, is led into a courtroom for a hearing on Sept. 7, in Boulder, Colo. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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