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Slow Rape Kit Results Leave Victims Few Effective Places To Turn

A new study concludes the medical and justice system can do more to help rape survivors access medical care. Funding cuts often limit access to exams and keep test results from leading to prosecution.
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In Wake Of Turkey Coal Mine Explosion, Anger Turns On Prime Minister

A day after an explosion at a coal mine killed at least 245 miners in Soma, Turkey, family members are gathering in protest. Sebnem Arsu of The New York Times offers more details from Soma.
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To Make It Stateside, Gaza Strip Exports Must Pass Israeli Obstacles

Gaza farmers broke new ground in 2013, selling fresh herbs in U.S. supermarkets. But despite cheap labor and excellent soil, the hurdles to creating an export-driven economy are enormous.
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Home Of Sanctuary Movement Revives Strategy To Stop Deportation

In Tucson, Ariz., a man set to be deported has taken sanctuary in a church. Immigrant rights activists are hailing the move as a new way to fight the Obama administration's deportation policies.
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Reading The Tea Leaves Of The Upcoming TV Season

This week, the television networks announced their new season lineups. NPR's TV critic, Eric Deggans, talks with host Audie Cornish about some of the new shows and the trends that they reveal.
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Europe vs. Google: "The Right to be Forgotten"

The European Court of Justice ruled this week that Google must remove certain links in search results if people ask to have them taken down. The case involves the so-called right to be forgotten and a Spanish man upset that searches of his...

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Manning Could Move To Civilian Prison For Hormone Therapy

The Pentagon is working on a prison transfer for convicted WikiLeaks source Pvt. Chelsea Manning, formerly named Bradley, who has said she wants to live as a woman.
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2007 Ban On Gaza Strip Exports Hurts Palestinian Welfare

Agricultural products are the biggest export from the Gaza Strip, but nothing grown there is allowed in the West Bank or Israeli markets. Is the real reason security or competition?
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Documentary Explores Nuclear Deal With Iran

NBC's Ann Curry got special access to Iran nuclear negotiations. Steve Inskeep talks to Curry, and producer Hooman Majd, about their documentary #TwitterDiplomacy: The Making of a Nuclear Deal.

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