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For Crimea, Split From Ukraine Would Be Complicated And Costly

Crimea is a poor region, heavily subsidized by Kiev, and gets all its gas, water and food from Ukraine. Russia doesn't even have a land link with the Crimean peninsula and absorbing it will affect banks, schools, tourism and pensions for residents.
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Satellite Images Show Potential Debris From Flight 370

Host David Greene gets the latest from NPR's Frank Langfitt about the potential debris from Malaysia Flight 370 spotted by satellite imagery in the southern Indian Ocean.
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Opposition Fails To Maintain Momentum In Venezuela

Venezuela has cracked down on student protests, leaving 29 people dead. The main square in Caracas, where protesters were based, has been dismantled. The opposition is divided over what to do next.
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Objects Spotted In Indian Ocean Possibly Linked To Missing Jet

Australian officials say they are searching the Indian Ocean southwest of Perth after satellite images found objects that are possibly connected to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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At The Border, The Drugs Go North And The Cash Goes South

U.S. border officials are constantly on alert for drugs coming in from Mexico. But they are also on the lookout for huge sums of cash leaving the U.S. and trickling back into Mexican communities.
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A U.S. Border Shelter That Attracts Asylum Seekers Far And Wide

Nuns runs La Posada Providencia, a shelter in south Texas, just across from Mexico. But the asylum seekers are a veritable United Nations, coming from places like Ethiopia, Albania and Nepal.
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Architect Remembers Massacre Victims With 'Wounded' Landscape

Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg says his memorial to the victims of a shooting in Norway is a "memory wound." His plan to slice through the end of a peninsula creates rather than illustrates loss.
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Malaysia Jet's Flight Path Raises More Questions Than Answers

Host David Greene talks to former Boeing safety engineer Todd Curtis about what might have taken place on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and what the next steps are in searching for the plane.
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Australia: Objects Spotted By Satellite Imagery May Be Linked To Jet

"New and credible information has come to light in relation to the search" of the Malaysia Airlines flight, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. Four aircraft have been diverted to the site.
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Why Ukraine's Situation Makes Russia's Other Neighbors Nervous

From the Baltic states to Central Asia, plenty of former Soviet satellites have large populations of ethnic Russians — and more than a few of them are yearning to be free.

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