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Nine days after the Hurricane Maria struck, Emilú De León and other volunteers opened a kitchen to serve meals to the people of Caguas. The first day, they fed 600, De León says. Jenna Miller/Cronkite Borderlands Project hide caption

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Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cake, is hugged by a supporter after a rally on the campus of a Christian college in November. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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In Narrow Opinion, Supreme Court Rules For Baker In Gay-Rights Case

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Elation is an Angus bull that recently sold for $800,000. His co-owner, Brian Bell, sells Elation's semen for $50 a sample, about double the going rate. Kristofor Husted/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Hog farmers worry that they will pay a hefty price if there's a trade war with China. Red Cedicol/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Farmers Likely To Be Among Hardest Hit By Chinese Tariffs

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Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army soldiers celebrate around a statue of Kawa, a mythology figure in Kurdish culture as they prepare to destroy it in city center of Afrin, northwestern Syria, early Sunday. Hasan Kirmizitas/AP hide caption

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What Does It Mean To Be A 'Nation Of Immigrants'?

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A Central American immigrant seeking asylum crossed the border with her son in 2017. The American court system bewilders her, she says. Samantha Balaban/NPR hide caption

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Without A Lawyer, Asylum-Seekers Struggle With Confusing Legal Processes

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Empty sake bottles lined up outside a restaurant in the Daikanyama area of Tokyo. Graham Crouch/Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image hide caption

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People protest against President Trump in San Francisco. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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We Asked, You Answered: When Should We Call Something 'Racist'?

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Life expectancy in the U.S. has fallen for the second straight year, in part because of the surge of overdoses on opioids, such as oxycodone. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Life Expectancy Drops Again As Opioid Deaths Surge In U.S.

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U.S. officials announced late Friday that it would reverse its decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) office in Washington, D.C., saying it would merely impose limitations on office operations, aimed at encouraging peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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