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Breaking Down The Complexities In U.S. Migration Law

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Karen Tumlin of the National Immigration Law Center about the differences between legal protections for migrants fleeing gang violence and those fleeing war.
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A Day After Blasts Rock Turkey Parade, Mourning And Mounting Protests

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Soner Cagaptay of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy about the bombings Saturday at a peace rally in Ankara, Turkey, which killed close to 100 people.
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Driven Underground Years Ago, Japan's 'Hidden Christians' Maintain Faith

Spanish and Portuguese missionaries arrived in Japan in the 1500s, but Christianity was later banned and Christians disguised their faith with a Buddhist veneer. Today, some still practice in secret.
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An Unexpected Revival For A Beloved Russian Poet

Singer Iris Dement's new album is based on the work of the late Anna Akhmatova, whose spare, insightful lines addressed the ambiguities of love and the tumult of Soviet times.
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How Traveling In China Went From Adventure To Ordeal

China just wrapped up a holiday week in which an estimated 500 million people traveled around the country. NPR's Frank Langfitt explains why his family rarely travels for fun anymore in China.
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Weighing The Aftermath Of Ankara Bombing

Two explosions tore through a peace rally in Turkey's capital Saturday. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks with the New York Times' Tim Arango, who says the attack jeopardizes upcoming elections.
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For International Day Of The Girl, A Battle Of The Hashtags

Do a quick search of #DayoftheGirl and you'll find dozens of related hashtag campaigns. Does that help further the cause or water down the message?
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Syria's 'DJ Marshall B' Raps About The Pain Of Being A Refugee

The Syrian performer has made his way through Europe while rapping about his experiences: "Lost between heaven and hell, I'm desperately trying to reach the light at the end."
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Boko Haram Resurfaces In West Africa, With Pledge Of Continued Violence

A newly released video by Boko Haram reaffirms the group's allegiance to ISIS and says their campaign of violence continues.
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Prize By Design: How The Nobels Put Artists On Deadline

Each Nobel Prize winner gets a diploma with original artwork interpreting their achievement. That means artists have to figure out how to portray, say, a Higgs boson — and they have to do it quickly.

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