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Could The Conflict In Ukraine Turn Into A Regional War?

Nearly 300 people died after a Malaysian Airlines plane crashed near the Russian-Ukrainian border. European security expert F. Stephen Larrabee explains what this might mean for the volatile region.
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Appreciating James Garner: TV's Best Unhero

James Garner, star of classic TV shows Maverick and The Rockford Files, died Saturday at age 86. TV critic Eric Deggans says he pioneered playing a new character: the "unhero."
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Viola Davis Gets Groundbreaking Role As ABC Bets On Diversity

This fall, ABC will offer its most ethnically diverse slate of new shows in recent memory. But getting people to talk freely about why that's happened is still difficult.
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How 'Ching Chong' Became The Go-To Slur For Mocking East Asians

Spoiler alert: Like many bad things in life, some of the first usages of the slur that we could find are from children's rhymes.
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2008 Law Is At The Center Of Immigration Dispute

As Central American kids continue to arrive across the U.S. border, there are many questions over the law. President Obama wants it overhauled. Republicans say they can't trust him to enforce the law.
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Violence In Chicago

Chicago's July 4th weekend was an especially bloody one. It was covered like another grim day. But the way we look at shootings in that city obscures the complexity of its tragedies.
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Getting Married: Should You Wait Until You Can Afford It?

The U.S. wedding industry generates more than $53 billion each year. But many couples' desire to have an expensive wedding might be keeping them from getting married. The Beauty Shop ladies weigh in.
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NFL Players Association Still Not Satisfied By Concussion Settlement

A federal judge gave preliminary approval to a concussion settlement involving thousands of former NFL players. Host Michel Martin learns more about what it could mean for players and the game.
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Immigrants Sending Money Back Home Face Fewer Options

The giant remittances economy has been expanding for years. Facing tighter regulations, big banks are nixing services that let people send money across borders.
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Why Aren't Men Asked If They Can 'Have It All'?

PepsiCo's CEO Indra Nooyi generated buzz when she said women pretend they can have it all but really can't. Tell Me More's parenting panel weighs in on the latest entry in the work-life debate.

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