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Another Year, Another Qualifying Record At MIS

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:53pm

Another year, another qualifying record at MIS

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Loss Of Mosul Threatens Iraqi PM's Hold On Power

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:53pm

Loss of Mosul threatens Iraqi PM's hold on power

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Jimmy Scott, Jazzman With Childlike Voice, Dies

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:43pm

Jimmy Scott, jazzman with childlike voice, dies

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Sabiduría: Japanese-Peruvian Internment

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:26pm

The internment of Japanese Americans is a notorious part of U.S. history. But more than 2,000 Latin Americans of Japanese ancestry were also interned here. We meet one survivor.

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Zumba for the Community

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:26pm

In New York, a free Zumba class helps immigrant women find community in their new home.

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Traveling While Brown

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:26pm

For people of color, travel can bring all sorts of unexpected experiences, both good and bad. We talk to journalist and author Farai Chideya about how blending in or sticking out can affect travel.

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Foot Massage for Migrants

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:26pm

A foot reflexologist in Mexico massages the feet of traveling Central American migrants. He sees their feet as those of Christ and their arduous journey akin to Christ's walk toward crucifixion.

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La Otra Bestia

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:26pm

Migrants traveling through Mexico often travel atop a train called The Beast. But the journey has become so hellish that many of them are choosing to go another way — by bus. That, too, has its risks.

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A Gay Migrant's Story

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:26pm

A gay migrant riding the trains through Mexico toward the border shares his story of discrimination in his Honduras.

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Women Migrants

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:26pm

Amnesty International says 60 percent of Central-American women migrating through Mexico experience danger, including rape or being sold into prostitution. We hear the story of one Salvadoran woman.

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Football: A Brazilian Game

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:26pm

We check in with journalist and soccer writer Alex Bellos, who explains why Brazilians have rolled out massive protests instead of a welcome carnival for the 2014 World Cup.

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Cancer When You're Young Isn't Always 'The Fault In Our Stars'

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:25pm

We asked teenagers and young adults if the movie gets close to the reality of living through cancer. They said the loneliness, yes. The Hollywood hair, not so much.

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Players Could Make Big Money Under Plan

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:23pm

Players could make big money under plan

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Netherlands Thrashes Spain 5-1 In World Cup Opener

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 4:23pm

Netherlands thrashes Spain 5-1 in World Cup opener

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Peralta Scores In Mexico's 1-0 Win Over Cameroon

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 4:13pm

Peralta scores in Mexico's 1-0 win over Cameroon

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Jury Verdict Gives Facebook Victory In Patent Case

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 4:13pm

Jury verdict gives Facebook victory in patent case

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Nasty Campaign Done, Colombia Vote Hinges On Peace

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 4:13pm

Nasty campaign done, Colombia vote hinges on peace

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Autopsy On Executed Oklahoma Inmate Cites IV Issue

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 4:13pm

Autopsy on executed Oklahoma inmate cites IV issue

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Christie Tries To Move Past Scandal With Comedy

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 4:13pm

Christie tries to move past scandal with comedy

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Ethereal Jazz Singer Jimmy Scott Dies

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 4:11pm

The beloved musician had a slight frame, an almost feminine voice and a late revival after a promising start and years of neglect.

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