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State Department Calls For End To Modern Slavery

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An estimated 27 million people are trafficked each year. A new report by the U.S. State Department looks at which countries are the worst offenders and how victims can be better protected. Host Michel Martin speaks with Ambassador Luis CdeBaca of the State Department and Sister Azezet Kidane, who documents human trafficking in Egypt.
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'Before India,' A Young Gandhi Found His Calling In South Africa

The racism Gandhi encountered in South Africa helped spark a lifetime of activism. Historian Ramachandra Guha says without that experience, "he would never have become a political animal."
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Behold Ukrainian Easter Art: Incredible, Inedible Eggs

Even 2,000 years ago, people seemed to know that the egg could be a source of life. And an ancient art form has been passed down, transforming a symbolic source of food into a dazzling decoration.
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Is Obamacare A Success? We Might Not Know For A While

Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
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Bikeshare Supplier Gets New Owner, Reopening Door To Possible Expansion In D.C. Area

Bixi, the company that supplies bicycles and bike stations to the Capital Bikeshare program, has been rescued from bankruptcy. But does that mean the bike sharing will resume expansion in our area?

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