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American religious groups have a history of resettling refugees – including Afghans

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Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, on Aug. 15, 2021, there has been a frenetic evacuation of foreigners and Afghan nationals. Thousands of these Afghans assisted the United States government, which now puts them in danger.

The invasive emerald ash borer has destroyed millions of trees – scientists aim to control it with tiny parasitic wasps

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The emerald ash borer is a deceptively attractive metallic-green adult beetle with a red abdomen. But few people ever actually see the insect itself - just the trail of destruction it leaves behind under the bark of ash trees.