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Eric, an endangered eastern black rhinoceros, was born and bred at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. He was recently transported to a wild animal reserve in Tanzania where he will be eventually released. Mike Veale/San Diego Zoo Safari Park hide caption

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San Diego Rhino Finds A New Home In Tanzania

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The U.S. is sanctioning China's military for buying equipment from Russia that included fighter jets and surface-to-air missiles. Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) is show with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Russia earlier this month. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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At 69, Kul Gautam has written his life story and won an award from the Peace Corps (which is fitting, since a volunteer was one of his early English teachers). John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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All Things Considered host Mary Louise Kelly (right) records a standup with producer Becky Sullivan at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang ahead of a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding. David Guttenfelder for NPR hide caption

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Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang shown during a meeting with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the Presidential Palace during the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi, Vietnam. Quang died Friday at age 61 due to illness. Kham/AP hide caption

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