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The Amazon rainforest is sometimes called the lungs of the planet because it produces an estimated 20% of the oxygen in this planet's atmosphere.

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One trillion dollars of red ink is a whole lot of red ink.

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The Trump administration keeps saying that the U.S. economy is fundamentally healthy.

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In Italy, Giuseppe Conte has resigned as prime minister of a coalition government after only about 14 months in power. His resignation throws Italy into a state of political uncertainty. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli is on the line from Italy. Hi, Sylvia.

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In New York, the NYPD has fired Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who put Eric Garner in a chokehold that led to his death.

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More than a thousand people were gathered in a hall in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, on Saturday night to celebrate a wedding.

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Attorney General William Barr is effectively clearing the way to resume capital punishment in the federal prison system. In an announcement this morning, the Justice Department says it wants to resume executions as early as this December.

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He came, he testified. So what now?

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Former special counsel Robert Mueller is speaking before the House Judiciary Committee right now.

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What can Robert Mueller add to the 448 pages of his written report?

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What really happened over the Strait of Hormuz yesterday?

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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock entered the Democratic primary in May, months after many of his competitors. He has an excuse.

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