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Is Rwanda Ready For The UN Security Council?

Rwanda recently won a seat on the United Nations Security Council. The Rwandan government got the seat despite U.N. reports that it's supporting an armed insurgency inside the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. Host Michel Martin speaks with Rwandan Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo about the Security Council and the controversy.
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Centenarian Poet Was A Fearless Guide To 'The Country Of Old Age'

Poet and author Margaret Howe Freydburg died last week at 107; she wrote and published well past her 100th birthday. Her friend Nancy Slonim Aronie has an appreciation of a remarkable woman.
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Margaret Hamburg Ends Six-Year Run As FDA Commissioner

Margaret Hamburg ended her run this week as one of the longest serving Food and Drug Administration commissioners in recent decades.
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Sen. Robert Menendez Indicted On Corruption Charges

Sen. Menendez of New Jersey has been indicted on corruption charges. These are the first criminal charges brought against a sitting U.S. Senator in seven years.
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U.S. Creates First Sanctions Program Against Cybercriminals

President Obama signed a new executive order that will allow the administration to freeze the assets of any individual or group involved in "malicious" cyberattacks.

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