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Church In Southern Louisiana Provides Shelter After Massive Floods

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

More than 100,000 people have applied for federal aid as the area around Baton Rouge, La., recovers from catastrophic flooding. At one church in Denham Springs, displaced residents are taking shelter, and volunteers are distributing food and supplies.

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Texas Town's Fortunes Rise And Fall With Pump Jacks And Oil Prices

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

The middle class has shrunk faster in Midland, Texas, than nearly anywhere else in the U.S. Overall, more people are getting rich than falling behind. But extreme booms and busts make life precarious.

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Coney: The Hot Dog That Fueled Detroit's Middle-Class Dreams

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Hundreds of eateries selling chili-topped hot dogs dot Detroit. The story of how this food became the city's signature dish is deeply entwined with its auto industry and the workers who flocked to it.

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Middle Class Earners Struggle To Pay Rent In New York City

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

As part of the series, "The New Middle," NPR's Ari Shapiro explores some of the trade-offs and struggles of being middle class in the country's most expensive city, New York.

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Just In Time For The Fourth, An Army Vet Frees 'Freedom'

Monday, July 04, 2016

Jason Galvin, a former Army sharpshooter in Afghanistan, saved a bald eagle that was caught hanging by a rope in Minnesota. Neighbors, who named the eagle "Freedom," watched as Galvin shot through the rope to let Freedom down.

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'We Didn't Want You To Feel Alone': NPR's Ari Shapiro Recalls Time In Orlando

Friday, June 17, 2016

While covering the aftermath of the shooting at Pulse in Orlando, NPR's Ari Shapiro realizes he went there over a decade ago, and revisits his memory.

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Orlando Continues To Recover From Nightclub Massacre

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

People in Orlando continue to recover in the days after the massacre at the Pulse nightclub.

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Families Of Nightclub Shooting Victims Gather In Orlando

Monday, June 13, 2016

Families of the victims of the nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla., this weekend are gathering at the Beardall Senior Center on Monday. While authorities have identified most of the 49 victims, notifying next-of-kin has been a slower process.

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Mourners Gather In Orlando Following Massacre At Gay Nightclub

Monday, June 13, 2016

The timeline is now coming together for what unfolded inside Orlando's Pulse nightclub early Sunday morning when a gunman killed 49 people and injured dozens.

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At Another Orlando Gay Club, LGBT Community Mourns Shooting Victims

Monday, June 13, 2016

NPR's Ari Shapiro was in Orlando, Fla., Sunday night. He spoke to members of the LGBT community at Parliament House, a historic gay club.

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The Vanishing Islands Of India's Sundarbans

Monday, May 23, 2016

Climate change has forced tens of thousands out. "I know I have a beautiful home," one islander says, "but ultimately it will go into the womb of the river. All we can do is try to delay the process."

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Rising Tides Force Thousands To Leave Islands Of Eastern India

Friday, May 20, 2016

On the small Indian island of Ghoramara, many people have never heard of climate change. It has forced tens of thousands of people to move after their homes were swallowed by rising tides.

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In India's Sundarbans, People And Tigers Try To Coexist In A Shrinking Space

Friday, May 20, 2016

The vast patchwork of islands on a delta where three rivers meet is home to hundreds of tigers and 4 million people. As climate change squeezes the land they share, is increased conflict inevitable?

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Meet Bonbibi: The Indian Forest Goddess Worshipped Across Religions

Thursday, May 19, 2016

In the Indian mangrove forest called the Sundarbans, Bonbibi is worshipped by Hindus and Muslims alike. Her story reflects some of what makes this landscape so unique.

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In The Sundarbans, Solar Power Gives Humans An Edge Over Tigers

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

In a remote Indian mangrove forest, the arrival of solar power is good for small, local businesses and students trying to study at night. It also means fewer people are being eaten by tigers.

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Salt-Resistant Rice Offers Hope For Farmers Clinging To Disappearing Islands

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Climate change is reshaping land and lives in India's Sundarbans region, where paddies are being overrun by saltwater. But resilient varieties of rice may let vulnerable families stay a while longer.

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Experts Fear Climate Change Will Lead To More Tiger Attacks In The Sundarbans

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Deep in the world's largest mangrove forest, which spans India's border with Bangladesh, rangers protect wild Bengal tigers. Rising seas may have rangers and tigers competing for a place to live.

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Journey To The Sundarbans: The 'Beautiful Forest' Of Mangroves

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Sundarbans literally means "beautiful forest," but as the novelist Amitav Ghosh writes, "There is no prettiness here to invite the stranger in."

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India's Big Battle: Development Vs. Pollution

Friday, May 13, 2016

Indian cities are among the world's most polluted. And India is the third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide. If it finds a sustainable way to develop, it could be a template for the rest of the world.

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Car Rationing Experiment Backfires In Polluted New Delhi

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

New Delhi has the most polluted air of any city in the world. NPR explores whether rationing cars in the Indian city could solve the problem.

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