Yoko Ono, John Lennon and their immigration attorney, Michael Wildes (right), leave the Immigration and Naturalization Service in New York City on March 16, 1972. Anthony Camerano/AP hide caption

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John Lennon's Deportation Fight Paved Way To Obama's Deferred Action Policy

John Lennon once fought a deportation order to stay in the U.S. His lawyer uncovered documents that eventually led to a program to temporarily protect unauthorized immigrants from deportation.

The Terrain Hotel compound was ransacked by South Sudanese troops who went on to attack foreign aid workers who were holed up in the facility. Adriane Ohanesian/AP hide caption

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Gang Rape Of Aid Workers In South Sudan Is A Turning Point

The country faces one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. But the brutal rape has left aid agencies wondering whether to pull out their foreign staff.

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The Terrain Hotel compound was ransacked by South Sudanese troops who went on to attack foreign aid workers who were holed up in the facility. Adriane Ohanesian/AP hide caption

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Gang Rape Of Aid Workers In South Sudan Is A Turning Point

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Hiroyuko Yamamoto, a crossing guard in Matsudo, Japan, has been trained in how to recognize and gently approach people who are wandering, or have other signs of dementia, in ways that won't frighten them. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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Japanese City Takes Community Approach To Dealing With Dementia

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