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Reporting From Inside: The AP's North Korea News Bureau

Earlier this year, the Associated Press established the first full-time "Western" news bureau in North Korea. But in a country that ranks 178th in press freedom--out of 179 countries measured--gathering accurate, uncensored information remains a challenge. We go behind-the-scenes with the AP’s top editor to learn how the news organization established access and ground rules for doing journalism in one of the most restricted countries in the world.

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Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Restricted To 20-Day U.K. Visa

Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn't list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Debris Found In The Indian Ocean May Be From Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Investigators believe a piece of debris found on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.

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