A student prays in front of a temporary altar during a rally outside government headquarters in Hong Kong on Sept. 24.
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October 9, 2014 Many older activists were educated at missionary schools, which informs their sense of social and political justice. It's sure to be noticed by Beijing, which sees religion as a threat to its rule.
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December 7, 2012 Did NPR's Beijing correspondent, Louisa Lim, exploit and endanger an 84-year-old man with impaired hearing when she interviewed him and gave his name on air? The dangers of being interviewed in China are multiple. But Lim explains why the man is safe and offers insights into the difficulties of finding sources and getting the story in the rising superpower.
U.S. Communists have been running for office for decades. Above, the Party's presidential ticket in 1936.
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April 23, 2012 Pennsylvania has a long history of electing Republicans to the Senate. Since 1962, the GOP candidate has lost just twice. But Sen. Bob Casey, a Democrat seeking a second term, is a clear favorite for re-election.
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