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The Salt

As Milk Production Cools In Summer, Farmers Try To Help Cows Take The Heat

From fans and misting water to creating a whole new breed of cow, farmers and researchers are fighting rising temperatures to keep the dairy industry from losing millions of dollars to "heat stress."

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Opinion: An Act Of Bravery At The World Cup

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Police State Pussy Riot
Flips and Flops, Drips and Drops Electric Mantis

Daniel Wu plays the starring role in the TV series Into the Badlands, and also serves as one of its executive producers. Aidan Monaghan/AMC hide caption

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A Superstar In China, Daniel Wu Emerges In His Native California

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Doctoral Student Compiles Database Of Indigenous Women Who've Gone Missing

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After Trump's Helsinki Comments, Ohio County GOP Chairman Resigns With 'No Regrets'

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Vintage Break of Reality
After Thoughts Oddisee
Drift Molife
It's Dark Sleepmakeswaves

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As Milk Production Cools In Summer, Farmers Try To Help Cows Take The Heat

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Amphibian Circuits Dirtwire