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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

An Egyptian protester stands amongst smoke and tear gas during clashes with riot police near Tahrir Square on January 27, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. (Ed Giles/Getty)

21st Century Cold War? Tensions Rise Between U.S. and Russia, China | Braving Violence for the Sake of Journalism in Somalia | Internet Policing? Britain Moves to Block Porn Websites | Home Health Care Workers and the Business of Compassion | Senator Ted Coburn on Senate Student Loan Deal | A Takeaway Listener Shares His Caregiving Story

21st Century Cold War? Tensions Rise Between U.S. and Russia, China

The Snowden case has caused friction between the United States and Russia and China, as the U.S. believes China may have played a role in Hong Kong's decision to allow Snowden to leav...

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Internet Policing? Britain Moves to Block Porn Websites

British Prime Minister David Cameron has introduced a plan that would block pornography on most computers, smartphones and tablets. Does the effort contribute to Internet policing or ...

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Egyptian Army Chief Calls for Nationwide Rallies

Though outed President Mohamed Morsi is out of sight, army Chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is urging people to take to the streets on Friday to support the interim government and to restor...

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Sen. Coburn Talks Deal to Avoid Higher Student Loan Interest Rates

Because of Congressional inaction, student loan interest rates doubled in July, from 3.4 to 6.8 percent. A deal made last week would drop student loan rates to 3.85 percent for underg...

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Home Health Care Workers and the Business of Compassion

When the care a patient requires becomes too great, families often call in help from nurses and home health aides who become a in integral part of the support system. 

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When a Nursing Home Falls Short: One Man's Decision to Care for His Mother-In-Law at Home

As part of caregivers series this week, we asked you to share your stories of caregiving with us. Frank Medina cares for his mother-in-law, who suffered a stroke in 2006. Medina and h...

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