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The Place In China Where The Women Lead

Women call the shots among the Mosuo people of southwest China. However, things are changing. Tourism has helped them escape poverty but also has eroded traditional family structures.

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Former Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Dies At Age 90

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Simon: Easy To See Why Some Loved Fidel Castro's Cuba, Many More Fled

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Archaeologist Layla Salih looks around the ancient site of Nimrud, in northern Iraq, outside Mosul. The Islamic State captured the area in 2014 and destroyed many of its archaeological treasures that date back 3,000 years. The extremist group was recently driven out of Nimrud, allowing Salih and others to come back and survey the extensive damage. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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In Northern Iraq, ISIS Leaves Behind An Archaeological Treasure In Ruins

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The Place In China Where The Women Lead

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In Andy Grammer's New Video, A Call To Act Against Homelessness

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