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The 2020 Castle Fire burned the Alder Creek sequoia grove with extreme intensity, killing many of the 1,000-year-old trees there. Without any green foliage, the trees can't survive or resprout. Lauren Sommer/NPR hide caption

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A Single Fire Killed Thousands Of Sequoias. Scientists Are Racing To Save The Rest

The world's largest trees are adapted to wildfires. But with fires getting more extreme, scientists warn that giant sequoias are running out of time.

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Safe Haven Makzo feat. Oatmello

European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson arrives for a meeting at the European Council building in Brussels, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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European Official: We Have A 'Moral Duty' To Help Afghan Refugees

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Eastern Glow The Album Leaf
Pittsburgh Left (Eliot Lipp Remix) Lymbyc Systym

Special counsel John Durham, here in 2018, was tapped by former Attorney General William Barr to look into the origins of the FBI's investigation into connections between the Trump campaign and Russia. Department of Justice via AP hide caption

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The Trump-Russia Probe's Special Counsel Has Charged A Lawyer With Lying To The FBI

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Vergangenheit Sublab & Azaleh

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Radio Star Charlamagne Tha God Seeks TV Success On Comedy Central

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Love Lifted Me Tammy Faye Bakker
The Final Show Theodore Shapiro

Security fencing was reinstalled around the U.S. Capitol Wednesday night ahead of a planned Sept. 18 rally by far-right supporters of former President Donald Trump. They are demanding the release of rioters arrested after the Jan. 6 attack. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The Capitol Will Face Its Biggest Security Test Since Jan. 6 On Saturday

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The 2020 Castle Fire burned the Alder Creek sequoia grove with extreme intensity, killing many of the 1,000-year-old trees there. Without any green foliage, the trees can't survive or resprout. Lauren Sommer/NPR hide caption

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A Single Fire Killed Thousands Of Sequoias. Scientists Are Racing To Save The Rest

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Another Reflection Nujabes

Anderson and Karen Lawson at their StoryCorps recording in Atlanta in 2015. Diana Guyton hide caption

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Diana Guyton

Their Dad Transformed Video Games In The 1970s — And Passed On His Pioneering Spirit

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