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Tunisian Women Turn Revolution Into Opportunity

In the year since Tunisia touched off the Arab Spring, women have assumed a number of high-profile positions. As part of his Revolutionary Road Trip across North Africa, Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep looks at how the roles of women are changing.

What China's Thinkers Need Most Is Also Most Elusive

Chinese artist Yang Weidong has devoted the past four years to asking more than 300 Chinese intellectuals a deceptively simple question: "What do you need?" The resounding answer is "freedom." The results reflect both a sense of crisis and progress, in that such criticism can be openly voiced.

High School Draws Chinese Students, Tuition Dollars

A record number of Chinese students are attending U.S. colleges and universities. In Michigan, a public high school is getting in on the trend. Lake Shore High School will host 88 full-time students from Beijing during the 2012-2013 academic year.
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Ending Violence Against Women Worldwide

The public execution of an Afghan woman falsely accused of adultery has prompted international outrage. New efforts to curb violence against women.


'Today,' 'Tomorrow,' and Nine Other Words You Can't Search For In China

It's the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. China's Internet censors are blocking even more than usual.