Melissa Block As special correspondent, Melissa Block produces richly reported profiles of figures at the forefront of thought and culture, as well as stories and series on the critical issues of our day. In addition, she is a guest host on NPR news programs.

Earthquake Toll Rises in Algeria

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Florida Cases Test Legal Response to Abortion, Sex Abuse

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"Babe" Didrikson Zaharias

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A Canadian Rancher's View of the U.S. Ban

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Suit Charges Discrimination Built into Selective Service System

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The Definition of Intelligence 'Chatter'

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Al Qaeda's Presence in Africa

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Overseas Tobacco Sales

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The State of the U.S. Economy

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Mariza, the New Diva of Fado

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Is the U.S. Media Too Hard on France?

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