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In Uganda, The Fastest Public Transport Is DIY

Stand on any corner in Kampala, Uganda, and you'll be swarmed by motorcycles. These are boda bodas, the country's DIY public transportation system. For $1, you can get pretty much anywhere.
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Firefighters Face Danger Head On (Whomever They're Rescuing)

Firefighters are often called upon to risk their lives. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on a week that demonstrated the extraordinary and surprising sacrifices they make.
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Week In Politics: Money In Campaigns And Health Care Numbers

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the Supreme Court campaign finance ruling and health care enrollment numbers.
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Deford: Paying College Athletes Would Level The Playing Field

The sports commentator renders his verdict on the recent National Labor Relations Board ruling that Northwestern University's football players are employees and have the right to unionize.
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Devastating Attack Still Leaves Afghan Journalist's Hope Alive

As a journalist in Kabul, Bilal Sarwary often covers horrifying attacks that leave civilians dead. There was another attack last week, but this one was different — and it shook him to the core.
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Marine Draws Strength From His Marriage To Recover From Burns

Newlyweds Anthony and Jessica Villarreal share how they rebuilt their lives after a bomb disfigured Anthony in Afghanistan. (The StoryCorps interview initially aired Nov. 9, 2013 on Weekend Saturday.)
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The Mystery And History Of Sport's Front Office

In light of legendary coach Phil Jackson's recent move to the New York Knicks as the organization's president, commentator Frank Deford looks at how the office has evolved (or hasn't).
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Week In Politics: Ukraine, Poverty And The Health Care Deadline

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the latest in Ukraine and Russia, the GOP position on poverty issues and the approaching deadline for ACA enrollment.
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Which Place Is More Sexist, The Middle East Or Latin America?

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro has lived and worked in both regions and says there's plenty of sexism to go around, though it comes in different forms.
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Week In Politics: Florida 13 And The CIA

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the Florida special election and Sen. Feinstein's dispute with the CIA.

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