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The Ukrainian Unrest, As Seen From Moscow

Andranik Migranyan is the director of the Institute for Democracy and Cooperation, a Russian-funded think tank with ties to Russia's leadership. He explains Russia's view of the protests in Ukraine.
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Ruthless Mexican Drug Trafficker Was A Robin Hood In Home State

Powerful cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was charged Monday with violating drug trafficking laws. He was a vicious killer. But many see him as a hero who helped the poor and maintained order.
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From President To Fugitive — In The Span Of A Week

The new authorities in Kiev are trying to consolidate power and capture former President Viktor Yanukovych. Meanwhile, demonstrators in parts of eastern Ukraine are supporting closer ties with Moscow.
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Pope Announces Overhaul Of Vatican Bureaucracy

The move creates a new economic secretariat to oversee all of the Holy See's economic and administrative affairs.
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Ugandan President Signs Anti-Gay Measure Into Law

The law makes gay sex punishable by terms of up to life in prison. The U.S. and U.N. said the new law violated basic human rights.
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Ukraine: 4 Key Debates Yet To Shake Out

The deposed president is on the run. There's uncertainty over who will emerge as the country's new leader. Its economy is in shambles. And Russia and the West are divided over what they want.
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Olympics: Goodbye Sochi, Hello Brazil

Host Michel Martin gets a wrap of the winter Olympics in Sochi. Plus, Brazil gears up to host the summer Olympics and the World Cup, but there are already concerns about corruption.
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Black, British And 'Brain Drained': Playwright Takes Charge In Baltimore

As part of Black History Month, host Michel Martin asks actor, playwright and theater director Kwame Kwei-Armah why he, and so many other British actors, have chosen careers in the U.S.
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Now That The Games Are Over, What Will Happen To Sochi?

The giant venues will need to be used somehow if Russia's $51 billion investment — the most in Olympics history — is to pay off. If previous games any are guide, the prospects aren't great.
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Oldest-Known Holocaust Survivor Dies; Pianist Was 110

Alice Herz-Sommer survived two years in a Nazi camp. She performed for prisoners and said music saved her life. Her longevity, Herz-Sommer said, was due to an amazingly positive view of the world.

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