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Mexico: New President, New Drug Violence Plan

Mexico's new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, recently enacted a law to compensate victims of drug violence. It also sets up a national registry to record the crimes. Host Michel Martin discusses the new law with Nik Steinberg of Human Rights Watch.

After Big Year, Emeli Sande's 'Version Of Events'

The Scottish singer-songwriter performed at the Olympics in 2012, and her debut album Our Version of Events sold more copies than any other in the U.K. Emeli Sande performs for host Michel Martin and chats about her whirlwind success.

In Connecticut, Two Sides Of A Deep Economic Divide

Leafy, tony Greenwich, Conn., feels a world apart from nearby Bridgeport, where unemployment and crime levels have soared as industry has declined. The vast differences in wealth in these two Fairfield County towns reflect a level of income inequality that's among the nation's highest.

Bangkok: A City Of Glitz, A City Of Desperation

Bangkok has seen spectacular growth in recent decades, but this has created a city divided by wealth and poverty. As part of a series on income inequality worldwide, GlobalPost looks at the disparities in Thailand's capital.
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Hostage Crisis In Algeria

Americans at an oil facility in Algeria were among a number of people taken hostage yesterday. An Islamic militant group has claimed responsibility. An update on the crisis.


In Algeria: Some Hostages May Have Escaped, Others Reportedly Killed

Events are happening quickly at the oil field where Islamist militants are holding a large group of hostages, apparently including some Americans. The kidnappers are retaliating for French military action against militants in neighboring Mali.