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Parallels

Reporter's Notebook: Settling In In Seoul

NPR opened a South Korea bureau in March. Correspondent Elise Hu offers her take on the wonder and the wackiness of life and journalism in East Asia.

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Elizeu Berçacola, a leader of a group of rubber tappers in Machadinho d'Oeste in the Brazilian state of Rondonia, just after burring down three illegal logging camps. There is a war over the future of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil: those that are fighting it call it 'the war over wood.' Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Ask Me Another

Ingrid Michaelson: Girl Chases Quiz Chases Girl

Indie pop star Ingrid Michaelson performs on her ukulele, turns on her Staten Island accent and covers a rewritten "Somebody That You Used to Know."

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