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Haiti Then And Now: 3 Years After The Earthquake

Evidence of loss remains even three years after a massive earthquake claimed the lives of as many as 200,000 people in Haiti. One of the first photojournalists to capture the grim aftermath of the quake, NPR's David Gilkey traveled back to Haiti to revisit images he originally took in 2010.
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After 50 Years, Cuba Drops Unpopular Travel Restriction

New rules go into effect Jan. 14 that end Cubans' need to obtain a costly "exit permit" to travel to other countries. However, some Cubans — like top scientists or athletes, as well as dissidents or others deemed a "threat" to the government — still face restrictions.
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Gregory Stone: "Underwater Eden: Saving The Last Coral Wilderness On Earth"

Most of the world’s oceans are in serious decline. But the corals and marine life in the waters around The Phoenix Islands are thriving. How this previously little-known, remote wilderness in the Pacific became one of the highest profile international conservation priorities.

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The Human Face Of Syria's Civil War

As snowstorms hit the Middle East, life for 600,000 Syrian refugees grows more precarious. The human face of Syria's civil war.

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Argentine Leader's Plane Grounded By Credit Holders

The Argentine government has hired a private plane for an upcoming trip for President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. They fear that creditors would try to have the official government plane, Tango 01, seized in an effort to collect debts owed to them by the Argentina government. Melissa Block talks with Shane Romig, a foreign correspondent for Dow Jones News Service and the Wall Street Journal, for more on the story.

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