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Egyptian Activist Discusses Recent Elections

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Throughout the Egyptian revolution, Dalia Zaida was out in the streets, calling for the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Once that change came to Egypt, she and other young revolutionaries founded a new moderate, secular political party. Now it seems that the revolution cleared the way not for secular parties like hers, but for Islamist ones. Melissa Block speaks with Zaida for her reaction to the electoral victories expected for the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafist parties.
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Mislabeled As A Memoirist, Author Asks: Whose Work Gets To Be Journalism?

Suki Kim wrote Without You, There Is No Us after working undercover as a teacher in North Korea. She says the response to her book is also a response to her identity as Korean and a woman.
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In Prison, The Passion That Drove A Yogurt-Maker To Arson Still Burns

The yogurt entrepreneur who set fire to his factory remains in prison, but he's in better spirits now. "He's dreaming again," says his wife.
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The Politics Hour - July 1, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Transportation Director Leif Dormsjo and Virginia Del. Marcus Simon (D-Fairfax).

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After Deadly Crash, Safety Officials Will Examine Tesla's Autopilot Mode

The fatal crash of a Model S that was in autopilot when it collided with a truck in Florida is prompting a preliminary evaluation of the feature by the National Highway Transportation Safety Board.

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