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  1. Congolese Doctor Denis Mukwege Receives Sakharov Prize

    The gynecological surgeon's Panzi Hospital in eastern DRC has treated thousands of women who were victims of rape.
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  2. Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi Aims To Eliminate Child Labor

    Around the world, 165 million children are exploited as workers on farms, in mines and as domestic servants. Will the Nobel Peace Prize prompt action on child labor?
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  3. How Boy Bits First Came To Be

    Certain birth defects in male children are on the rise, and nobody knows why. Scientists say basic research into how external genitalia evolved in reptiles and rodents might offer a few clues.
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  4. Republican Sweep Highlights Climate Change Politics In Alaska

    GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska is set to head the Energy and Natural Resources Committee. It can be easier for her oil-reliant state to adapt to the changing climate rather than address its causes.
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  5. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Wins Tight Re-Election Vote

    Rouseff will serve a second term as president of Brazil, after a contentious and close campaign.
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  6. Immigrant detainees in Colorado suing prison company over labor practices

    People held at the center accuse the company of pressuring them to work at the facility for a dollar a day or less.
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  7. The Strange Dating Games of 1914

    Courting-and-sparking practices in America have been very weird for a very long time.
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  8. With Limited Gains, U.S. Bombing Campaign Faces Growing Criticism

    U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State began nearly three months ago, yet there have been relatively few changes on the battlefield. Many analysts say the U.S. effort may not be sufficient.
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  9. Remembering the Ludlow Massacre 100 years later

    The massacre, which took place on April 20, 1914, was just one event in the Colorado Coal Field Wars which comprised a longer conflict over dangerous working conditions and unfair labor practices.
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  10. GMO Labeling: Colorado Voters Reject Food Measure; Maui Voters Approve

    While more than half of U.S. states have contemplated similar GMO legislation, the only one that has come close to requiring a label is Vermont.
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