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A Photographer Remembers Wounded Knee, 40 Years Later

A photographer looks back on some of his first work, documenting the 1973 standoff on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation.
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5...4...3...2...1... We Have Sequestration

The predetermined nature of the coming budget crisis known as sequestration is part of a long tradition of using countdowns as a way to manage chaos.
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Economists See Budget Cuts Putting The Recovery At Risk

Nearly all economists in a recent poll believe growth is "likely to be negatively affected" by the automatic federal spending cuts set to go into effect starting Friday. The $85 billion in cuts could have wide-ranging impacts, from military spending to consumer confidence.
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Fashion For Pregnancy Bumps

Fashion for pregnant women has taken a big step forward recently. Now that celebrity fashionistas Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian are expecting, some designers are offering more runway-ready maternity wear. Host Michel Martin talks about the trend with Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion writer Robin Givhan.
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Is There Really A 'Line' For Immigration?

When it comes to immigration reform, politicians on both sides of the aisle talk about sending undocumented immigrants to the 'back of the line.' But for many people seeking legal entry, it's not as simple as getting in line. Host Michel Martin talks with Matt Cameron, immigration lawyer and creator of thereisnoline.com.
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Do We Still Need A Women's Movement?

100 years ago, thousands of women marched on Washington D.C. to demand the right to vote. Host Michel Martin asks the Beauty Shop ladies about that moment in history, and where the women's rights movement stands today.
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Students Vote To Drop 'Redskins'

Students at Cooperstown Central School recently voted to stop calling their sport teams the Redskins. In turn, an Indian tribe offered to pay for new team uniforms. Host Michel Martin talks about the gesture with Ray Halbritter, of the Oneida Nation.
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Cheesecake Factory, IBM Team Up To Crack The Code Of Customer Bliss

The restaurant chain hopes a new system for analyzing big data sets will help it spot patterns of complaints across its more than 170 outlets in a matter of hours, not weeks. The goal: to spot problems small and big (soggy pickles? foodborne illness?) before they balloon.
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Countdown To Sequester: Three Stories That Sum It Up

A report says the biggest sequester burden will fall on the Washington, D.C., area, while the Pentagon is already shuffling deployments to save money.

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