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Rising temperatures in Alaska are melting permafrost, widening rivers and eroding homes in the remote village of Newtok, where about a third of residents relocated to higher ground last year.

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Rising temperatures are speeding up erosion in some Alaska Native villages and making traveling on ice roads more dangerous, threatening the Census Bureau's plans for an accurate count.

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Police and army soldiers, carrying rifles and dressed in battle fatigues, entered the parliament building to show support for President Nayib Bukele's $109 million loan plan to better equip them.

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Heavy rains in eastern Australia are causing mudslides and debris flows in areas that burned. Scientists are trying to predict when and where slides are likely to happen.

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President Trump proposed steep cuts to foreign aid and other programs in his budget for fiscal year 2021. The blueprint is expected to be declared dead on arrival in Congress.

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The Killingly, Conn., school district changed a mascot from the Redmen to the Red Hawks last year at the recommendation of local Native Americans. This year, new board members reversed that decision.

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Doomsday prepper properties designed to ride out societal collapse are growing in popularity. Fortitude Ranch in Colorado aims to make bunkers affordable for the middle class.

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After Iowa's debacle, the Democratic presidential nominating contest has moved to New Hampshire. Follow NPR's coverage.

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The new figures come as the head of the World Health Organization warns that a few cases of 2019-nCoV that have been spread by people who never traveled to China could be "the tip of the iceberg."

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