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Extremist Attacks Show Boko Haram Can Strike Anywhere

The abduction of more than 100 schoolgirls in Nigeria may be just the latest act of terror from extremist group Boko Haram. We take a closer look at that organization's campaign of violence.
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Rwanda Genocide's Tough Lessons On 'Othering'

Creators of the new documentary "Coexist" spoke to Rwandan genocide survivors about forgiveness and reconciliation. Now they're bringing those lessons to American students.
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Teen Twitter Threats: A New Forum For Stupid?

The writers and commentators of the Beauty Shop weigh in news of the week, including a teenager's tweeted threats to an airline, and the line between hate crimes and terror.
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Iraq's Infamous Abu Ghraib Prison Temporarily Closed

The country's Justice Ministry made the announcement that it was moving the prison's 2,400 inmates because of fears that Sunni insurgents might overrun the complex.
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Revisiting Pulitzer Nominees That Touch On Issues Of Race

The announcement of the winners and finalists for the Pulitzer Prizes gives us an opportunity to herald great journalism that illuminates matters relating to race, ethnicity and culture.
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Minority Tartars Consider Pragmatic Approach To Crimea Annexation

People in the newly annexed territory of Crimea are trying to figure out how to deal with their new status as part of Russia, rather than Ukraine. Tatars were vocal in their opposition to the Russian takeover of Crimea. That's because they remember their history of maltreatment under the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.
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In Portugal, A Sales Receipt May Be Your Ticket To Win Big

Buy a cup of coffee, and the vendor enters your receipt in a national lottery. The prize? A new Audi each week. It's a way struggling Portugal hopes to battle the black market and boost tax revenue.
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Sometimes Getting Along Comes Down To How You Say 'Gravy'

A recent study on immigrant job-seekers in the United Kingdom reminds us again of the importance of code-switching: Unwritten cultural codes in conversation can have far-reaching impacts.
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Your Turn

Questions swirl about how the U.S. tracks known white supremacists after a shooting in Kansas. Unrest continues in Ukraine. And SAT administrators provide a preview of the revamped test coming in spring 2016. It's 'your turn' to weigh in...

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Is A Beating In Detroit A Hate Crime?

Police are investigating whether the recent beating of a white motorist in Detroit was a hate crime. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with WDET's Jerome Vaughn and Quinn Klinefelter about the case.

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