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Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

JOHN LENNON | Dan Bull [spot the song titles]

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Monday, August 18th, 2014

Navigating Nicaragua: A Lesson In Getting Lost

A motorcyclist drives past a mural of revolutionary heroes in Managua, Nicaragua. Most streets in the country don't have names. People give directions by using reference points, mostly Lake Managua, when in the capital. Carrie Kahn/NPR by CARRIE KAHN August 16, 2014 One of the most popular songs by the Irish band U2 is about a place where the streets have no names.… [Read Full Article]
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Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Peace Works Travel' student brings clean water to Rwanda

Clean water for all. In January sixteen-year-old Cole Kawana joined a school trip to visit Network for Africa’s projects in Rwanda. But before he left Los Angeles he spent months researching the everyday challenges faced by people in developing countries. One of those stumbling blocks, Cole knew, was lack of access to clean water. Cole demonstrates his water filters to… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, August 07th, 2014

Nixon reframes Watergate scandal in rereleased 1983 interviews

President Nixon's farewell on Aug. 9, 1974, as he boards a helicopter at the White House. (Associated Press)   By MAEVE RESTON On the eve of Richard Nixon's resignation 40 years ago, he could hear protesters chanting outside the White House as he retired to the Lincoln Sitting Room to make calls. The distant shouting reminded him of the height of… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, August 04th, 2014

Cambodia Power-Sharing Deal Could Usher In Wider Democratic Reform

Last week, Cambodia’s ruling and opposition parties agreed to a power-sharing arrangement, bringing an end to a political crisis dating back to the country’s July 2013 general elections. The year-long standoff included an opposition boycott of parliament and mass protests that recently culminated in violent clashes and the arrest of seven opposition lawmakers-elect for charges of “leading an insurrection.”   The opposition… [Read Full Article]
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