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Champagne Makers Bubble Over A Bumper Crop Caused By European Drought

A record heat wave ruined crops across Europe this summer, but not all crops. Champagne growers are ecstatic over a bumper crop of grapes this year. Vintage 2018 is expected to be one of the best. (Image credit: Francois Nascimbeni/AFP/Getty Images)

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Oslo Accords, 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years after the first Oslo Accord was signed, we look at what’s changed for the Palestinians and Israelis. Steve Inskeep talks to Palestinian negotiator Yezid Sayigh.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi: Rohingya Situation 'Could Have Been Handled Better'

Aung San Suu Kyi, who won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, has come under intense international criticism for her muted response to the army’s campaign of terror against the Muslim minority. (Image credit: China News Service/VCG via Getty Images)

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A Deadly Virus Threatens Millions Of Pigs In China

In August, cases of African swine fever began cropping up. Can China bring it under control? (Image credit: Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

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Anti-Kremlin Activist In Critical Condition After Suspected Poisoning, Pussy Riot Says

Pyotr Verzilov, a member of the activist group Pussy Riot and the publisher of an independent media outlet, was reportedly rushed to the hospital on Tuesday, where he remains in critical condition. (Image credit: Vasily Maximov/AFP/Getty Images)

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'Dangerous' Islamist Preacher Set To Be Released Early From U.K. Prison

Anjem Choudary, convicted of exhorting people to join the Islamic State, is set to walk free next month after serving half of his sentence. (Image credit: Tim Ireland/AP)

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Trump Executive Order Would Punish Foreigners Linked To Election Interference

The order sets up a framework for intelligence agencies to investigate whether foreign actors are attempting to influence any aspect of the electoral process. It is not aimed at a particular country. (Image credit: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AFP/Getty Images)

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Under Threat At Home, Refugee Scholars Find Academic Havens At U.S. Universities

American universities have created a consortium that offers temporary academic homes for refugee scholars threatened by war and authoritarian governments. (Image credit: Ben Ferrari/The New School)

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Syria's Last Rebel-Held Stronghold Braces For Attack

The Syrian regime has stepped up shelling attacks on the last major rebel-held stronghold of Idlib. It could lead to a major offensive where millions of civilians are at risk.

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