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Lisa Ricchio sued the motel where she was sexually assaulted and held captive under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Todd Bookman/New Hampshire Public Radio hide caption

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Human Trafficking Survivor Settles Lawsuit Against Motel Where She Was Held Captive

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Lisa Ricchio recently settled a first-of-its-kind lawsuit under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. She sued the motel where she was held captive, accusing it of turning a blind eye to her abuse.

A man adjusts a boy's protective face mask as they try to avoid contracting a new coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday. The country is reporting a spike in COVID-19 cases, predominantly in its south. Heo Ran/Reuters hide caption

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Coronavirus Updates: South Korea Says COVID-19 Cases Doubled In 24 Hours

Many of the new cases are linked to a Christian sect in Daegu. A woman who attended services there is listed as having more than 1,000 contacts.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (right) receives the crown from the man who found it, Sirak Asfaw, during a ceremony Thursday in Addis Ababa. The 18th-century Ethiopian crown had been hidden in a Dutch apartment for the past 21 years. The Office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed via AP hide caption

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Ethiopian Crown Returned —After 21 Years Stashed In A Dutch Apartment

Officials say the artifact disappeared in 1993. Then it turned up at Sirak Asfaw's place in the Netherlands in 1998. Not knowing what to do, he stayed quiet about it ... for two decades.

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How The Stars Became An Industry

Astrology has existed for thousands of years and has roots that span the globe. But is it a science or a religion or just a kind of personality test? And why is it more popular than ever?

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Arthur Jackson (right) gets blood tests during home visits in Boston from nurse Brenda Mastricola. He's also getting intravenous penicillin to treat a serious bone infection in his foot. The medication's pump is connected to an indwelling IV catheter. It's still uncommon for patients with a history of injection drug use to be sent home with an IV. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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The Case For Sending Drug Users Home From The Hospital With Open IV Lines

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When patients need long-term treatment with IV antibiotics, hospitals usually let them do it at home — but not if they have a history of injection drug use. A Boston program wants to change that.

Percy Sledge never matched the height of his first hit, but Lauren Onkey frames it as less of a failure than an act of coming back down to size. Rick Diamond/Getty Images hide caption

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Synonymous With Soul, Percy Sledge Transcended The Muscle Shoals Sound

For our series One-Hit Wonders/Second-Best Songs, NPR Music Senior Director Lauren Onkey recommends "Out of Left Field" by Percy Sledge. He's known mostly for his 1966 hit, "When a Man Loves a Woman."

Synonymous With Soul, Percy Sledge Transcended The Muscle Shoals Sound

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