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Packs Of Teens On Bikes Join Volunteer Effort After Mexico Earthquake

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Far-Right German Group Sees Last-Minute Bump In Polls Before Sunday's Election

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Mohammed Eh'tai fled Syria a couple of years ago at the height of the migrant crisis. He has been reunited with wife Rawah, holding a doll that is one of the only items from their old life in Syria, and their daughter Rimas. Arezou Rezvani/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico Update: How One NGO Is Helping The Island Rebuild After Hurricane Maria

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Deportation As An Election Issue In Germany

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When It's Time To End Search And Rescue Efforts

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Berlin's Tegel is a small and far from modern airport. But many city residents value its convenience and its history and don't want it to close. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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A poster in Essen showing women in traditional German dress promotes the far-right party Alternative for Germany. The poster says, "Colorful variety? We have already." Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Trucks drive over the Friendship Bridge, from the North Korean town of Sinuiju to the Chinese border city of Dandong on Sept. 5. China says it will ban textile imports from North Korea. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An annual space law moot court competition imagines a future legal case set in space, where issues of liability and sovereignty can get extra complicated. Stocktrek Images/Getty Images hide caption

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An Accident On The Moon, Young Lawyers To The Rescue

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Estonian President Says Russia's Show Of Force Raises Issues Of 'Transparency, Trust'

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Mexico Continues To Dig Out From 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake

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