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How Sinaloa Cartel Influences Chicago's Violence

Months before Joaquin Guzman was captured, Steve Inskeep talked to John Lippert of Bloomberg Markets magazine, about Guzman. (The conversation initially aired on Sept. 17, 2013 on Morning Edition.)
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American Held In Israel For 1997 Murder Is Killed In Prison Shootout

Samuel Sheinbein fled to Israel after murdering a Maryland teen. He claimed Israeli citizenship but was later convicted and had been serving a long prison term near Tel Aviv.
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With Expanded Definition, Rape Is Reported More Often

Two years after the Justice Department rewrote the official definition of rape, reports of rape have increased in most cities. Under the old definition, however, the number of rapes between 2012 and 2013 were down.
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Egypt's Morsi Accused Of Aiding Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The ousted Egyptian leader is accused of being part of a wide conspiracy to destabilize Egypt involving, among other things, passing state secrets to Tehran.
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N.Y. Becomes Largest Prison System To Curb Solitary Confinement

Reform advocates hope the deal to limit solitary confinement becomes a model for prisons throughout the country.
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UN Security Council Agrees On Syria Aid Resolution

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Saturday to boost humanitarian aid access in Syria. More than 9 million people need help, according to the U.N.
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Taliban Suspends Talks On Prisoner Exchange

The Taliban has suspended talks over a possible exchange of Taliban and U.S. prisoners due to the "complexity" of the situation in Afghanistan, the militant group said on Sunday.
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U.N. Calls On Syria To Allow Access To Humanitarian Aid

The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution Saturday to boost humanitarian aid access in Syria. More than 9 million people need food, water and medicine, according to the U.N.
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In Rare Unison, U.N. Demands That Syria Allow Humanitarian Aid

The 15-member Security Council, including Russia and China — strong supporters of the Syrian regime — voted overwhelmingly to demand that humanitarian aid be allowed to reach the needy.
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Who's Carl This Time

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Dousing The Flame, The Art of Apology, and No Mo Bozo.

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