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Students often struggle over the summer to make their bills balance out, and it's one of the main reasons that nearly a third of low-income students with college going plans don't show up in the fall.

The sign on the door in Wilmington, Del., calls it a "human rights foundation" dedicated to resuming American adoption of Russian children. But what it's really about is anti-sanctions lobbying.

Massive rainfall, winds and a slow drying-out process from Harvey have left many farmers overwhelmed and worried.

Though Ryan Zinke promised to bring a balanced vision to managing public lands, hunters and other sportsmen now feel that he's not listening to their concerns.

Hurricane Harvey disrupted treatment for people addicted to opioids. Many need to get connected to a specialty clinic that can provide medication-assisted treatment.

For 19 months in a row, food prices in America's supermarkets fell compared to a year earlier. This is good news for shoppers but has weighed on the grocery industry and the people who grow our food.

The Army wanted a new, small device that could pull a person rapidly up a rope. The invention they eventually got has uses far beyond the military.

Environmental officials are inspecting toxic waste sites in southeast Texas that were flooded and potentially damaged last week.

A day after North Korea's largest nuclear test, the United Nations Security Council held a meeting to discuss North Korea. Members urged for more robust sanctions and actions.

Fraud is the latest threat facing victims of Hurricane Harvey, as well as the volunteers who are helping the relief effort. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Corey Amundson, a U.S. Attorney who heads the National Center for Disaster Fraud.

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