People walk on the Bund, the riverfront area next to the financial district in Shanghai. Many foreigners have descended on Shanghai to make money on China's economic expansion. NPR's Frank Langfitt met one such women as part of the free taxi rides he's been offering. Aly Song/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Parallels

Single Mom Leads Double Life On The Streets Of Shanghai

NPR's Frank Langfitt is offering free rides around Shanghai in exchange for stories about one of the world's most dynamic cities. In his latest installment, he meets a woman whose work surprises him.

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It's All Politics

Does The Drip, Drip, Drip Of Clinton's Email Controversy Matter?

The State Department will release another set of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state on Tuesday. The email issue may dog the Democratic candidate for her entire campaign.

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NPR Ed

Frozen In Time, Remembering The Students Who Changed A Teacher's Life

Jonathan Kozol looks back on events he wrote about 50 years ago, in Death at an Early Age, that reveal how an elementary school treated black children in 1960s Boston.

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