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After The Storm: Commerce Returns To Damaged Philippines City

A bustling market has sprung up across several blocks of downtown Tacloban two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan destroyed much of the city. Most of the goods were looted in the frenzy that followed the storm. One man is even offering haircuts, making more money now than before Haiyan struck.
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Deal Leaves Iran's Nuclear Facilities Intact

Steve Inskeep talks to Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken about the weekend's agreement with Iran that calls for a six-month suspension of its uranium enrichment in exchange for lifting some sanctions in the short term.
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Ruling Party Leads Election Vote Totals In Honduras

The conservative ruling party appears to have held on to the presidency. Its candidate, Juan Orlando Hernandez, won over voters with his promise to do whatever it takes to combat rising violence and crime in the Central American nation.
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Does Nuclear Deal With Iran Go Far Enough?

Over the weekend, a historic deal was reached among Iran, the U.S. and five world powers to put Tehran's nuclear program on hold for six months. Steve Inskeep and David Greene discuss the deal with Jeffrey Goldberg, national correspondent for The Atlantic, Karim Sadjapour, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and regular contributor Cokie Roberts.
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Nuclear Deal With Iran Brings Out Supporters, Detractors

Shortly after Iran and Western powers signed a historic agreement on temporarily curbing Iran's Nuclear Program, politicians wasted no time in squaring off over whether it's a good or bad deal.
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Challenges Predicted For Next Round Of Iran Nuclear Talks

Officials from the U.S. and five world powers reached an initial deal with Iran over the weekend to curb its nuclear program with a limited easing of sanctions. As details emerge, the agreement is winning high praise and sharp criticism.
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Hollywood's New Strategy: Supporting Chinese-Made Blockbusters

American studios are working hard to play well in China's gigantic — and growing — movie market, all while negotiating complex rules and competing with popular domestic films.
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Crippled By Sanctions, Iran's Economy Key In Nuclear Deal

Iran's economy is in terrible shape. Inflation is rampant, Iran's currency — the rial — has plunged in value and oil exports have fallen dramatically. There's wide agreement that sanctions have squeezed Iran financially and increased pressure on its leaders to negotiate over the country's nuclear program.
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The True Lives Of Fake Hitmen, Remaking Las Vegas, Johnnie Walker

This week on the podcast edition of All Things Considered, host Arun Rath goes inside the double lives of "fake" ATF hitmen, explores the new — and reformed — Sin City, and traces the money paid by banks for their roles in the financial crisis.
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How Johnnie Walker Is Chasing The World's Middle Class

The Scotch whisky is the ninth best-selling brand of distilled spirit in the world. Journalist Afshin Molavi says it has grown globally by appealing to the expanding middle classes in places like Mexico, Brazil, South Africa and India.

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