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Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is on the rise. With fire season underway, the rainforest faces the threat of even more destruction. But President Jair Bolsonaro dismisses those fears as a lie.

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Some of President Trump's ambassadors are coming under scrutiny — an inspector general report calls for further investigation into alleged sexist and racist remarks by the U.S. ambassador to the U.K.

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., about the funding fight over the U.S. Postal Service, which has experienced a slowdown under a new postmaster general.