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Egypt's Tumultuous Times Reflected In Its Art Scene

Egypt's post-revolution art scene is documenting the country's emotional roller coaster of a transition through music and graffiti art. Since the uprising against Hosni Mubarak, small indie bands have popped up to sing or rap about the political situation in Egypt. The graffiti that lines Cairo's streets is also evolving with the transition.
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Decades Later, South African Miners Sue Employers

Lawyers are filing lawsuits against South Africa's three largest gold mining companies on behalf of former employees who now have lung diseases. A recent court ruling has paved the way for the cases. Under apartheid, poor, black miners often labored under difficult conditions.
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McDonald's Goes Vegetarian — In India

McDonald's plans to open the first in a series of all-vegetarian restaurants in India next year. But rest assured, in most locations around the world, meat will stay on the menu.
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What's Changed In Egypt Since Morsi Took Office

Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has already made his mark on the country with controversial decisions regarding domestic policy and international diplomacy. NPR foreign correspondent Leila Fadel and Steven Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations talk about the first months of Morsi's presidency.

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