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Focus On Ukraine's Crisis With Russia Moves Eastward

Russian troops have taken full control of the Crimea region. People in eastern Ukraine, the part closest to Russia, wonder if they're next.
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Troncoso Family Finds Success On U.S. Side Of Border With Mexico

Stories from the Morning Edition road trip along the U.S.-Mexico border continues with a stop in El Paso, Texas. The Troncoso family of Mexico crossed a quarter mile into the U.S. many years ago.
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On The Mend, But Wounds Of Violence Still Scar Juarez

Juarez, Mexico — terrifyingly violent a few years ago — is quieter now. But life across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, is still difficult for many.
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Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Freed On Bail

Alaa Abdel Fattah, one of Egypt's best-known bloggers, has a long track record of criticizing the government; he's been doing it over the course of four regimes.
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The Rarely Told Stories Of Sexual Assault Against Female Migrants

NPR's Arun Rath talks with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep about his road trip along the U.S.-Mexico border. Sexual assault has become more common for women who make the perilous trip across the dessert into the U.S.
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Adolfo Suárez, President Who Ushered In Spain's Democracy, Dies

Suárez was hand-picked by the Spanish crown to bring together political factions after the death of dictator Francisco Franco. Suarez died on Sunday at age 81.
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A Culture Of Unchecked Abuse Thrives In Ukraine And Crimea

Ukraine has a long history of impunity when it comes to its treatment of journalists and activists. A recent incident leaves many wondering if the new government will bring true change.
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NATO, Ukraine Warn Russia May Be Planning Further Aggression

NATO's top military commander warned that Russia had amassed a large force along Ukraine's eastern border. Meanwhile, Ukraine's foreign minister said the chances for war are "becoming higher."
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1994 Colosio Assasination Was Start Of Mexico's Catastrophic Year

In late March of 1994, Mexico's leading presidential candidate was assassinated by a gunman. Conspiracy theories about his death still abound.
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Michelle Obama Convenes 'First Wives Club' In China

Michelle Obama is making an official visit to China — but it's not supposed to be political. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with writer Evan Osnos in Beijing about the geo-politics of her vacation.

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