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Selling The Health Benefits Of Denver's Tap Water — After Flint

Though Denver's water supply is clean, health officials in Colorado are battling the stigma tap water acquired after the contamination in Flint, Mich. A Latino community group has stepped in to help.

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The Carpet Weaver Of Shiraz

A carpet weaver in the ancient city of Shiraz continues her family tradition, but doesn't earn enough to support her large family. Will the easing of economic sanctions on Iran make a difference?

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Spain's Playground For The Wealthy Becomes Corruption Scandal Epicenter

The Spanish island of Mallorca, a popular resort destination known as the "jewel of the Mediterranean," is in the spotlight now as Princess Cristina, the king's sister, goes on trial for fraud.

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