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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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In South Africa, No Crying Over 'Spilt Milk'

Through fiction, Tell Me More has been taking a look at the so-called BRICS nations: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. In the final chapter of the series, host Michel Martin speaks with South African author Kopano Matlwa about her novel 'Spilt Milk.' It's a provocative novel about a generation born after the end of apartheid.
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Syrian Rebel Leader Keeps Order On The Border

The Syrian rebels captured a border post on the frontier with Turkey, and have since had to deal with a crush of refugees. For now, at least, the border crossing is relatively calm and well-organized.
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Rumors Of Son's Sexcapade Behind A Ferrari's Wheel Rock China's Leadership

A lieutenant to President Hu Jintao has been moved to a lesser position amid reports of his son's involvement in the high-speech crash of a very expensive car.
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'Queen Of Cocaine' Is Gunned Down In Colombia

Griselda Blanco was infamous for building the drug trafficking network between Medellin and the U.S. in the '70s and for ordering the deaths of dozens. She served almost 20 years in a U.S. prison. Monday, the 69-year-old "black widow' was assassinated.

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