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Caption: Mohamad Akhlaq
After it was posted on WhatsApp that Aklhaq Mohmamad's family was eating beef a mob beat and stoned him to death. But what was the mob being fed?

  • Added: Oct 06, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Ahmed Muhamed
Mahesh Sharma, India’s Culture minister, and a high school in Irving, Texas have more in common than they realize.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Aylan and Galib Kurdi
We are inundated by a circus of gratuitous and salacious images in our media everyday, but one recent photograph has cut through the clutter.

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
A Town Clerk in Kentucky has refused to give out a marriage license to a gay couple, risking jail time, because the two of them marrying “does not...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2015
  • Length: 04:13
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When Hardik Patel got 600,000 people to show up at a rally in Ahmedabadn in his native Gujarat everyone sat up and noticed. But his reservation mo...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jimmy Carter
The secrecy around an illness can become the great taboo. What Jimmy Carter did by going public was break that taboo and face the disease squarely....

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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“I crawled through the underbrush, then I popped out into a beautiful, green clearing in the middle of the city. And in the center of it, about 20 ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 12:00
Caption: The White House lit up in a rainbow, Credit: USA Today
After the historic ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, Sandip Roy reflects on... his Facebook feed.

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In 1948, the United Nations said seeking asylum is a basic right to seek protection from government persecution. In my state, there is now a contro...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:50
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India has tied itself in knots thanks to a noodle problem. The country has been in an uproar since tests alleged that some packets of Maggi instan...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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New Orleans is a weather town. As hurricane season begins, hear the most emotional federal weather bulletin ever written. Plus, more on how the Nat...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 17:53
  • Purchases: 1
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The world will need to remember that Nepal is not just a home for temples and palaces and Everest expeditions. It is a country that millions call h...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Well, in my state we have a remarkable example of corporations having their way with state legislators to pass a bill that- in the long run did not...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:46
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Since commercial radio stations discovered they could get paid by the financial services industry to host "programs," the quality of broadcast radi...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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We make investing far too complicated. Successful investing is based on a few very simple rules that would almost guarantee success if we could onl...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "Downward Dog" or adho mukha shvanasana
It's safe to do yoga in American schools, so says the 4th District Court of Appeals. Its great that an Indian tradition has found an American home,...

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For decades stocks have made investors far more money than any other type of security. That's because they are risky. Some stock market risk is una...

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Choosing the right person to help you invest can be confusing. Is the person holding themselves out to be a professional financial advisor actually...

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The Supreme Court of the United States has decided that Arizona’s 2000 law which created an Independent Commission to determine Congressional Re-d...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 07:04
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Once there was a great hue and cry about racial profiling by law enforcement in America and it resulted in a landmark called Driving while Black. T...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2015
  • Length: 06:04
  • Purchases: 2
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We are always adjusting the way we sound. It especially depends on the social situation we are in. Linguists call it "code switching," a term origi...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:19
  • Purchases: 2
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In many parts of the world, torture, harassment and persecution are used to target individuals who criticize , believe, have secrets or religion...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Andrew Hiller
Pretty soon, you're going to start hearing warnings about the War on Christmas... Now, that battle may be hard to spot through the blinking red a...

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
If Woodward and Bernstein and Ben Bradlee had gone for the “gotcha” instead of the truth, the cost would have been the truth. The integrity that ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
Caption: DANCE music you can LISTEN to.
In this episode: brand new chillout, Deep House, Psy-Trance, Techno, Minimal, House, and Trance tracks! Plus: Mongo Speaks!

  • Added: Oct 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00