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Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, NY is fighting racism and inequality in our food system by getting to the root of it, literally. Founder Leah Panniman tells us about their various agricultural programs, including educating other minorities about farming and agriculture laws, and the importance of the spiritual relationship they have with the land.

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We talk to Justin and Shannon Wootan about the role their religion plays in their daily lives. Justin tells us that as a farmer he believes conservation is a part of a grander plan, which he views through the lens of being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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JK Community Farm gives families facing food shortages fresh organic farm grown food. They also host field trips and teach kids and volunteers about farming and agriculture, showing them how a seed transforms into an adult plant and lands on their dinner plate.

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A little social experiment. If a business simply trusted you to pay them for their products, would you pay it?  We go to a farmers market that uses the honor system to run their business.

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This week, the UN’s atomic watchdog confirmed that Tehran is preparing to use more advanced centrifuges in another breach of the 2015 nuclear deal that is slowly unraveling

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But Korea watchers are more focused on long-delayed working-level talks

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Each year, tens of thousands of people across Africa die or get sick from ingesting counterfeit drugs; device would help reduce that number

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London’s Heathrow Airport continued to operate Friday when a planned climate protest that would have disrupted flights by flying drones near the travel hub failed

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Australia is advising its citizens to reconsider their travel to Iran because of the risk of being detained

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Pope Francis is expected to highlight his call for nuclear disarmament, honor the small Catholic communities in each country, and maybe see his cousin

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Iraq’s Falcon Intelligence Cell did not disclose the time of her arrest, saying only that she had been arrested during an operation at an earlier date

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But experts are watching for results from working-level talks

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One week after Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, leaving some islands in total ruin, relief operations are in full swing. The official death toll stands at 50, but with a reported 2,500 people still missing, that number is likely to climb.

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A month after the nuclear explosion in the White Sea in Russia, almost no information has been offered by the Russian authorities on what happened and whether the danger of the nuclear fallout still persists.

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Israeli settlers in the West Bank are celebrating the announcement by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex one-third of the Palestinian territory in the West Bank if he is re-elected. Netanyahu wants to declare sovereignty over the Jordan River Valley and Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

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Turkish, Iranian and Russian presidents will meet in Ankara Monday under the Astana process, where the three countries regularly meet to try and resolve the Syrian conflict. The fate of the last rebel enclave in Idlib is expected top the agenda.

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U.S. Democrats held their third presidential primary debate Thursday in Houston, Texas. The debate was a spirited encounter that included clashes over health care, immigration and foreign policy involving the top 10 Democratic contenders vying for the right to take on President Donald Trump next year.

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As more of Africa's rural population shifts to urban areas, in search of jobs, the continent faces a growing challenge: rapid urbanization. Nearly 70 percent of the continent's urban dwellers live in slums, where many face the constant threat of eviction from landlords.

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New students learn to navigate living situations

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Abernathy wrote the business plan for the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, which became the model for the American Civil Rights Movement

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Third Democratic presidential candidate debates took place in Houston Thursday, with the contenders answering questions on a wide range of issues

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After almost a year since he was arrested in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, his wife tweeted this week that he was released several months ago

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President Donald Trump has proposed a different fix for the rising cost of the record US debt

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Storm could bring more rain, wind to islands already devastated by Hurricane Dorian, US National Hurricane Center warns

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Nationally televised debate is third in string of Democratic presidential debates ahead of next year’s party election contests to pick a nominee to run against Republican president

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