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  1. Family Planning In Senegal: Which Imam Do You Listen To?

    In the village of Mereto, one imam is in favor of family planning while the other is not. Ngour Sen and his two wives, with a total of 11 children, knew which leader's advice they wanted to follow.
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  2. Man Accused In 1998 Bombings Of U.S. Embassies Dies In Custody

    Abu Anas al-Libi, who was captured in 2013, stood accused of conspiracy to kill Americans in connection with the explosions at embassy compounds in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people.
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  3. Diversity In Space: Tracking The First Asian Pilot In The Star Wars Movies

    The Asian characters in the original Star Wars films are few, fleeting and often forgotten. But the Manager of the Holocron at Lucasfilm helps uncover their back stories.
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  4. If You Shouldn't Call It The Third World, What Should You Call It?

    There are many ways to refer to the parts of our planet where people lack decent health care, education and services like electricity and clean water. And just about every label has its problems.
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  5. From jail cell to studio: Drug dealer becomes personal trainer

    Coss Marte went from being a drug kingpin to a fitness entrepreneur. The New York City resident calls his exercise plan "prison style" because it is based on his prison workout routine.
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  6. One Year After The Coup, Egypt Is Still Divided

    A year ago, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted. Since then, a military man was elected president and budding insurgency has grown, as correspondent Leila Fadel tells NPR's Tamara Keith.
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  7. Japanese Tourist Allegedly Kidnapped, Repeatedly Raped In India

    The 20-something student was allegedly abducted at the sacred Buddhist site of Bodh Gaya by an organized gang. After being held for weeks, she managed to escape her captors.
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  8. Texted Reminders Help Parents Get Kids In For Flu Shots

    It's hard enough to get kids in for one flu shot, let alone two. But when parents got texts that explained why the child needed a second dose, they were much more likely to get the job done.
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  9. Tesla Battery Factory Could Be A Boon For Nevada

    Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada for its massive battery factory in exchange for one of the biggest incentives packages in recent history.
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  10. Beyond free lunch: Schools open food pantries for hungry families

    More than 8 million U.S. children don't get enough to eat. In Sacramento, Calif., one school is helping families cope by sending students home for the weekend with backpacks full of groceries.
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