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Seeing Opportunity In A Question: 'Where Are You Really From?'

Alex Sugiura says he understands why people ask. "I have always thought I've had a particularly strange face," he explains. And the query, he says, gives him a chance to really talk about what it means to be mixed-race in America.
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That Clever Trick Of Getting You To Click

Is getting you to click a crime, even if the clever headline doesn't really reflect the content? Steve Hind believes that traditional media companies should take note from sites that use clever headlines to lure in readers. Host Arun Rath speaks with him about his op-ed in The Guardian, in defense of clickbaiting.
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Randi Zuckerberg On Women In Tech: It's 'Complicated'

Twitter made its public debut this week, but there was criticism, too. There are no women on its board of directors. Facebook also drew criticism last year when it went public with an all-male board of directors. Host Arun Rath talks with Randi Zuckerberg, CEO of Zuckerberg Media, former marketing director of Facebook, and sister of Mark Zuckerberg, about the lack of women in high-level positions in Silicon Valley and about her new book Dot Complicated: Untangling our Wired Lives.
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House Bill Would Combat Human Trafficking

The measure requires recruiters to register and provide detailed employment information to overseas workers. Sponsor Rep. Ed Royce, chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, joins host Rachel Martin to explain his bill.
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Trafficking Victim Now Advocates For Others

Angela Guanzon came from the Philippines to California for what she thought would be a good job. Instead, she worked 18 hours a day caring for elderly residents, slept on hallway floors and ate table scraps, all for $300 a month. Guanzon, now an advocate for victims of human trafficking, talks with host Rachel Martin about her experience.
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Portland's Pot Vote Could Make It A Gateway City For Maine

Voters in Portland, Maine, this week passed an ordinance to legalize possession by an overwhelming margin. Legalization advocates' hopes are high for the rest of the state — and around the northeast.
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No Deal Reached In Nuclear Talks With Iran

Skepticism from the French delegation prevented the U.S. and five other major powers to agree on a temporary freeze of Iran's nuclear program.
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Saudis Plan Major Investment In Nuclear Technology

Saudi Arabia intend to build 16 nuclear power plants over the next twenty years. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks to Thomas Lippman of the Middle East Institute about the Saudi's nuclear ambitions and what they mean for nuclear nonproliferation efforts.
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Nazi Hunter Dedicates Career To Pursuing Justice

Eli Rosenbaum has spent much of his career at the Department of Justice, identifying and deporting Nazi war criminals. He tells NPR's Rachel Martin about the first time he became aware of the Nazis, the sense of duty he feels to pursue justice for the victims, and the surreal experience of questioning suspects about atrocities committed decades ago.
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Iran Nuclear Talks Reach 'Critical Stage'

High-level diplomats from several world powers are meeting in Geneva to get an agreement to halt Iran's nuclear progress. But as talks stretch on, optimism seems to be faltering. Guest host Don Gonyea talks with NPR's Peter Kenyon, who is in Geneva covering the negotiations.

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