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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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Dr. Emmy Betz, a co-founder of the Colorado Firearm Safety Coalition, led a meeting of the group at the Centennial Gun Club. "If you want to reduce suicide deaths, you have to talk about firearms," Betz says. "And if you want to reduce firearm deaths, you have to talk about suicide." Theo Stroomer for NPR hide caption

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Gun Shops Work With Doctors To Prevent Suicide By Firearm

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Farm Bill Would Help Reduce Wildfire Risk, Perdue Says

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Pelosi Likely To Be Next Speaker After Rep. Fudge Drops Challenge

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Democratic Sen. Jon Tester On How He Keeps Winning Elections In Republican Country

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While recovering from treatment for aplastic anemia, Tiffany Rowe had her wish granted. She danced on stage with Michael Jackson during his Bad concert tour. Courtesy of Tiffany Rowe hide caption

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How Do Wishes Granted To Very Sick Kids Affect Their Health?

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A member of the staff walks through Luke, one of the restaurants still owned by John Besh, on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Emily Kask for NPR hide caption

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Work After #MeToo: A Restaurant Company Tries To Change Its Culture

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Democrat Stacey Abrams isn't backing down from her fight against what she calls voter suppression tactics and election mismanagement after losing the Georgia governor's race. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Stacey Abrams Says She Was Almost Blocked From Voting In Georgia Election

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A view inside Rhode Island's John J. Moran Medium Security Prison, in Cranston. Rhode Island is the only state to screen every individual who comes into the correctional system for opioid use disorder, and to offer, in conjunction with with counseling, all three medically effective treatments. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Rhode Island Prisons Push To Get Inmates The Best Treatment For Opioid Addiction

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The Number Of People Unaccounted For In Calif. Wildfire Is Revised

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Wildfires Razed Calif. Neighborhoods But What About Untouched Homes?

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Inmate firefighters battle a California wildfire in July. Qualified inmates can volunteer to be trained in firefighting; in exchange, they are paid $2 a day and an extra $1 per hour when fighting fires. The inmate firefighters also receive sentence reductions. Noah Berger/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Serving Time And Fighting California Wildfires

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Downtown Houston flooded by rain from Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 29, 2017. The buildings in the region exacerbated rainfall from the storm, according to a new study. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Houston Got Hammered By Hurricane Harvey — And Its Buildings Are Partly To Blame

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