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What in the World: Drought Increases, Journalists Captured in Ukraine and Immigrant Children Housed in Portland 

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DROUGHT: Drought conditions are intensifying and scientists say it's due to climate change. Currently, 33 percent of the United States is experiencing some degree of drought, and 46 percent of the nation is abnormally dry. (NY Times)

UKRAINE: A freelance journalist working for CNN was detained by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine  CNN has so far unsuccessfully lobbied for Anton Skiba's release since he was taken on Tuesday. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, up to 10 foreign correspondents have been detained by separatists since arriving to report on the plane crash. (CNN)

IMMIGRATION: The federal government granted $3.7 million to Morrison Child and Family Services in Portland in 2014 to enable to the nonprofit to assist and houser unaccompanied immigrant minors. It is not clear if any of the Central American children who recently crossed the border will reside there. (Oregon Live)

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