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Embarrassed, Thai University Removes Anti-Cheating Hats

A photo of Kasetsart University students wearing the cumbersome headgear during an exam went viral, garnering disapproval.
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Hell With The Lid Off: Coffee Drinkers' Plight Exposed In Canada

"Is this coffee, or is this Fight Club?" That's the question Bryan Hansen of Calgary says he asked himself after his coffee lid betrayed him yet again after a visit to Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee chain.
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Another America: Liberia's Story

In 1840, a group of about 80 African-Americans set sail for the west coast of Africa to establish a new nation based on ideals gleaned from the American experiment. We explore Liberia's unique history.

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So Baaad It's Good: 'Sheep Protest' Video

It seems that sheep are pretty good at call-and-response. A video of them from New Zealand is going viral.
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What's Making Headlines Outside Of Washington?

Congress has gone home for its annual August recess, so Tell Me More takes a look at headlines in places across the country. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks with Mike Leary from the San Antonio Express-News and Dana Coffield of The Denver Post.
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Why Do Sikhs Want To Serve In The Military?

Sikhs have a long history of fighting in wars. But in the US, their turbans and beards often prevent them from being able to join the military. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with Major Kamaljit Kalsi who's hoping to change that.
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'Dream 9' Immigrant Says Don't Think Of Issue Politically

Nine young undocumented immigrants who were detained while trying to re-enter the U.S. are now re-settling into life in America. Known as the 'Dream 9,' their attempt to cross the Mexican border has immigration experts talking. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks to Luis Leon, one of the nine.
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Mali's Challenger Concedes, As Zimbabwe Fights Election Results

Guest host Celeste Headlee and editor Ammad Omar crack open the inbox for listener feedback and story updates. This week, they discuss recent elections in Africa.
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Could Prison Spell The End Of The Jackson Dynasty?

Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to prison for illegal use of campaign funds. Is this the end of the Jackson legacy or could he make a comeback? The Barbershop guys weigh in.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Suspicions of a large-scale chemical attack in Syria. A court orders former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak transferred to house arrest. And the trial of a former communist party heavyweight in China. A panel of journalists review the week's top international news stories.

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