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Australia's Poker Machines: Are They Too Popular?

Gambling has always been popular in Australia, and slot machines, known as "pokies," can be found in bars, hotels and clubs as well as casinos. Some politicians, including the prime minister, have raised the possibility of setting some limits.
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Op-Ed: Euro Crisis 'Uniquely Greek'

Markets around the world continue to fall, after losing ground for several days in a row, as the political stalemate drags on in Greece. London Business School professor Michael Jacobides, writing in The Huffington Post, says several factors unique to Greece explain the country's fall.
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In Mexico, Cartels Target Journalists

The spiraling drug violence is increasingly affecting journalists, in a country considered one of the most dangerous for reporters. Host Michel Martin speaks with Jose de Cordoba of The Wall Street Journal, and Carlos Lauria of the Committee to Protect Journalists. Advisory: This segment may not be comfortable for some listeners.
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Shooting Vietnam: Remembering Horst Faas

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Horst Faas, who captured iconic moments during the Vietnam War, has died. In 1997, he talked to Terry Gross about covering the conflict. "Being in Vietnam and being around a major story of the time was always a great shot of adrenaline," he said.

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