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Today instant ramen is consumed in at least 80 countries around the world and even considered popular currency in American prisons.

A quota system for public universities and government jobs was meant to increase the number of Afro-Brazilians. But it has been abused and now a committee will decide an applicant's race.

As West Coast cities have seen a boom in homelessness, some have declared emergencies. But debates have broken out over how much tolerance should be shown to illegal camps in public spaces.

In 1936, Country Home magazine sent its "rural correspondent of the year" Susan Eisele on a trip to NYC. With a 6-week-old in tow, she soaked up the city and hit it off with hard-bitten newspapermen.

After former Israeli President Shimon Peres' death, the country has been somber in remembrance. Leaders and mourners marked the passing of one of Israel's last remaining founders.

Parents of a young man who pleaded guilty to trying to join ISIS met with community leaders this week. They made the case for why parents should report their kids if they suspect them of radicalizing.

The Senate voted Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of a bill that allows the victims of Sept. 11 to sue Saudi Arabia for any role it may have played in the terror attacks. This is the first time Congress has successfully acted to overrule the president's veto.

The Syrian regime and Russian forces have been bombarding the city of Aleppo, often hitting civilian targets in the process. An attack on a bread line is among the latest.

There is a fairly cheap and easy way to clean up voting rolls — about 1 in 8 of which in the U.S. is inaccurate. But, as Renata Sago of member station WMFE reports, Florida has refused to join, citing legal concerns about sharing voter data with other states.

Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold says the Trump Foundation doesn't operate like a typical charity: "[Trump] doesn't seem to have understood that a charity isn't set up to benefit you."

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