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A survey of women aged 18-44 finds that for an estimated 3.3 million women in that age group, their first sexual experience was rape. Researchers say if the numbers included all women they'd be much higher.
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The Taliban says the Red Cross may resume its work in Afghanistan, nearly six months after threatening the group. In this photo from March, an orthopedic technician walks past artificial limbs in a workshop at the International Committee of the Red Cross hospital for war victims and the disabled in Kabul.
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Rhiannon Giddens plays a Tiny Desk Concert on July 17, 2019 (Claire Harbage/NPR).
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Bridget Desmukes (center) and her husband, Jeffrey, love having a big, active family. "The kids are always climbing on things, flipping all the time — it's not dull," she laughs. Mila (far left) has a passion for gymnastics. Her siblings are (from left) twins MacKenzie and Jeremiah, Jonathan and Jeffrey.
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Map printouts showing voting districts in Franklin and Wake counties sit on a table during a North Carolina Senate redistricting committee meeting.
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This image provided on Sunday by the U.S. government and DigitalGlobe and annotated by the source, shows a pre-strike overview at Saudi Aramco's Khurais oil field in Buqyaq, Saudi Arabia.
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The United Auto Workers said on Sunday that a nationwide strike will begin before midnight. The move comes after the union and General Motors failed to agree on a new contract.
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Purdue Pharma headquarters in Stamford, Conn, shown last week. The company, which makes OxyContin and other drugs, filed court papers in New York on Sunday seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals, by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers Scribner toggle caption Scribner
A man exhales while smoking an e-cigarette in Portland, Maine.
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MuralNet CEO Mariel Triggs installs broadband equipment on the Havasupai reservation. Tribal members Travis Hamibreek and Ophelia Watahomigie-Corliss can see the WiFi signal on their phones.
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Celia Cruz performs in 1950.
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Steve Perry performs with Journey at a Chicago-area concert in 1981.
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Ric Ocasek of The Cars, performing at the group's induction ceremony into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2018. Ocasek died Sunday.
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Women protest against women's murders in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 23. Signs say "We are not silent" and show Emine Bulut, whose killing by her ex-husband was captured on video that was widely shared on social media.
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Workers sort through bundles of vanilla at the Virginia Dare warehouse in Antsirabe Nord, Madagascar. When this photo was taken last year, the warehouse contained roughly $5 million worth of vanilla.
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Philip Connors has spent 17 summers as a fire lookout in the Gila National Forest. Lookouts are the eyes in the forest, even as the forests they watch have changed, shaped by developers, shifting land management policies and climate change.
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An Iowa farmer loads corn seeds into the tanks on a planter near Luxemburg, Iowa. Forty percent of the United States' corn crop goes to ethanol production.
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The Highwomens' self-titled album is out now via Elektra Records.
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