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Turks Begin Voting Again For A New Parliament

Turkish voters go to the polls Sunday to elect members of parliament, after the ruling party lost its clear majority in June. Voting is taking place amid violence and a crackdown on the Kurdish opposition.
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Russians Mourn Plane Crash Victims As Investigation Begins

Russians are observing a day of mourning for the more than 200 people who died in a plane crash in Egypt. Officials have begun an investigation into the crash and the airline that owned the plane.
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What Does Poverty Look Like? A Photo Contest Has Surprising Answers

The pictures show how the working poor eke out a living. And no, they are not depressing.
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Why Lea Of Lebanon Wants To Leave Home: #15Girls

She's a typical teen — blue nails, loves Coldplay. But she believes she won't be able to build a life in her homeland.
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Films About Syrian Civil War Move From Online To New York Gallery

Through years of brutal civil war, a Syrian film collective has been producing short films, which are now in a New York gallery, where the collective hopes to show a more human side of war victims.
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The Economic Reasoning Behind China's One-Child Policy Change

As China starts allowing families to have two children, The Wall Street Journal's China editor Carlos Tejada explains the economic reasons fueling the change.
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From Only Child To Older Sister To Adoptee, Under China's One-Child Policy

Ricki Mudd was born in China and her family, wanting a son, hid her away while they tried to have a boy. After her brother was born she was taken by authorities. But she feels lucky, not rejected.
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At This Sandwich Shop, A Vietnamese Pop Star Serves Up Banh Mi

Lynda Trang Dai, known as the "Vietnamese Madonna," performs around the world. Back home in California, she's got a different starring role: she's the only one to whip up her sandwiches' secret sauce.
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How Familes Were Impacted By China's One-Child Policy

Since China's three-decade-old one-child policy has been in place, it has impacted countless families both there and in the United States.
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Why Latinos Heart Horror Films

Latino audiences can make or break horror films in the box office, but right now their presence behind the camera might be even more significant.

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