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Exploring The State Department Diplomacy Museum

The nation's has lots of monuments to military heroism. Now the first museum of diplomacy is under construction at the State Department. We learn more about diplomacy in the 21st century.

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From Baghdad To Baltimore: Rebuilding Life As A Refugee

In response to the refugee crisis in the Middle East and North Africa, the U.S. government recently announced it will take in 100,000 refugees a year by 2017. We meet a man who's among the 10,000 refugees who've come to Baltimore in recent years.
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As Russia's Cruise Missiles Strike At Targets In Syria, NATO Stands With Turkey

In his speech kicking off a NATO meeting, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg also said the alliance will establish two "small headquarters" in Hungary and Slovakia.
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FIFA Suspends President Sepp Blatter And Other Top Officials

The 90-day suspensions go into effect immediately and could be extended, FIFA says. Along with President Blatter, the group banned one of his rivals for six years.
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For Syrians In Rebel Areas, Russian Airstrikes Add To Their Misery

Syrians in opposition territory say they've been facing the worst of the regime's attacks. Now they are being targeted by even more powerful bombings from Russian planes.
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'Travel Agents Of Death' Earn Billions Off Migrants, Organization Says

European navy ships can now stop and search some vessels suspected of being used to smuggle human cargo. William Lacy Swing of the International Organization for Migration talks to Renee Montagne.
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Can't Afford School? Girls Learn To Negotiate The Harvard Way: #15Girls

Madalitso Mulando needed help. She didn't have the money to pay for her 10th-grade tuition. Then she learned the art of negotiation from the gurus at Harvard Business School.
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U.S. Indicts 1 Of Honduras' Most Powerful Families

Three members of the Rosenthal family were indicted for allegedly laundering money for drug traffickers.
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The Year In Space: U.S., Russian Spacefarers On The International Station

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with NASA Commander Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko, who are spending the year on the International Space Station.
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Coast Guard Suspends Search For El Faro Survivors

The cargo ship sank last week in Hurricane Joaquin, in which 33 people were on board. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating what happened to the ship.

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