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Your Turn

The NCAA considers letting the top five sports conferences set looser scholarship rules, the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit comes to a close and a guitarist sues Metro so he can play for tips there. It's your turn to set the agenda.

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Afghanistan Special Inspector General John Sopko

Kojo chats with John Sopko, the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

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Hashtag Diplomacy

From Michelle Obama's "BringBackOurGirls" tweet to the Islamic State's gory and militant tweets, we explore how social media are changing international communications.

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The Future of Truth: Veteran Investigative Reporter Charles Lewis

Veteran investigative reporter Charles Lewis' new book explores the critical role of journalists in taking on the powerful.

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Ukraine and Russia on the Brink

Cross-border tensions over the shadowy war between Russia and Ukraine are at a boiling point following attacks and evidence of Russian intervention in eastern Ukraine. Kojo explores what's at stake and what's next diplomatically.

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Old Wounds & Oral History: The Aftermath of the Belfast Project

The "Belfast Project" collected oral histories from former combatants with a promise of confidentiality. Then British prosecutors forced Boston College to hand over tapes...

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Nigerian-Americans Respond to Boko Haram Violence

The Nigerian government's inability to rescue hundreds of abducted school girls has prompted worldwide outrage. Kojo talks with a local Nigerian-American activist about the situation.

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Women in Conflict Zones

Violence against women and personal security are just a couple of the challenges facing women in conflict zones. Kojo talks with women from Pakistan, Afghanistan and India. about their efforts to give voice to women who live in fear.

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Immigration Crisis: Kids Crossing the Border

A surge of children crossing the U.S. border from Central America is bringing new scrutiny to the treatment of detained migrants. We discuss the debate about the reasons for the wave of young arrivals.

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Democracy in a Volatile Region: Afghanistan Chooses a President

Afghans go to the polls in a presidential run-off between two candidates who are both former members of outgoing President Hamid Karzai's cabinet. We explore what new leadership means for everyday life in Afghanistan and the region.

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