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A different sort of global recession.

Without certain basic freedoms, 'human rights' are an empty promise. According to Elisa Massimino, head of the international organization Human Rights First, the freedoms of expression and association are experiencing a decline that she calls a "freedom recession." This week, activists from around the world are in Washington for a human rights summit.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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John Ridley Explores Family, Race And Justice In TV's 'American Crime'

The writer-director's new show, premiering Thursday on ABC, opens with the home invasion murder of a war veteran. We learn about the crime through characters diverse viewpoints.
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U.S. Government Teams Up With Private Sector To Stave Off Cocoa Crisis

Chocolate is increasingly popular and under assault from diseases that infect cocoa plants. Scientists are working to find varieties that will resist diseases and keep the world's sweet tooth happy.
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Clinton's Private Email Server Has Advantages, Vulnerabilities

While many of those messages are tucked away from the prying eyes of the public, it's not clear they are well-protected from hackers.
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Clinton's Private Email Server Has Advantages, Vulnerabilities

While many of those messages are tucked away from the prying eyes of the public, it's not clear they are well-protected from hackers.

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