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How NAFTA Changed American (And Mexican) Food Forever

The trade agreement has helped the U.S., Mexico and Canada sell a lot more food to one another. That's meant more seasonal produce for the U.S., and more processed food and supermarkets for Mexico.
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A Radio Journalist Who Put His Life On The Line

Yusuf Ahmed Abukar did stories about Somalia's poor and suffering souls. He was critical of the government and of militants. Then one day he got a text message that said someone was coming for him.
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Boko Haram Ventures Out Of Nigeria, Hitting Village In Chad

The Islamist extremist group that has killed and kidnapped thousands in Nigeria is increasingly expanding its area of operation as it reportedly tries to establish an independent state.
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As Cease-Fire Nears, Europe Warily Watches Fighting In Ukraine

Despite Thursday's breakthrough, "The enemy shelled positions of the 'anti-terrorist operation' forces with the same intensity as before," a Ukrainian military official said Friday.
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Reaction To Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Muted

Fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, but a new cease-fire agreement is set to go into effect on Sunday. Two women in Ukraine say they don't expect the truce to last long.
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Weighty Issues Topped Agenda Of European Union Summit

European leaders met in Brussels on Thursday to address a range of crises facing the continent. Terrorism, the Ukraine conflict and Greek debt topped the agenda.
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World Press Photo Of The Year: 2014 Winner

The 58th annual World Press Photo of the year has been selected. 2014 was a year marked by many wars, and so much human suffering. But the winning photo is an image of peace and love.
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Outmanned And Outgunned, Fighters Defend Yazidi Shrine Against ISIS

Led by a celebrated Yazidi fighter, a small band of Kurdish peshmerga survived a months-long ISIS onslaught. Unlike others in Syria and Iraq, this sacred place still stands, nearly unscathed.
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It's Up To Putin To Make Ukraine Ceasefire Stick

Leaders from Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany worked through the night to hammer out a ceasefire. Robert Siegel talks to Anne Applebaum, foreign affairs columnist for the Washington Post and Slate
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Ukraine Dominates Meeting Of E.U. Leaders In Brussels

Thursday's summit of EU leaders in Brussels was dominated by news of a possible ceasefire in Ukraine, but other crises like Greek debt and the threat of terrorism were also on the agenda.

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