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Parallels

Sunnis Flee The Islamic State, But Still Fall Under Suspicion

The Islamic State is a Sunni Muslim group. Yet many Sunnis have abandoned their homes and fled areas where ISIS has taken over in Iraq. But that doesn't mean Shiites welcome them with open arms.

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The Record

The Key To Kacey Musgraves' Hard-Won Country: Funny Women

Kacey Musgraves sits in a sweet spot where her charm and humor attract traditional country die-hards and pop fans alike. Ann Powers explores other women in country who paved the path.

U.S.

Georgia Leads A Push To Help Ex-Prisoners Get Jobs

Federal grant money is flowing to skills training programs for ex-offenders. But aid will be successful only if employers are willing to hire them. That's where state re-entry programs show promise.

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