Michele Kelemen A former NPR Moscow bureau chief, Michele Kelemen now covers the State Department. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs — from Morning Edition to All Things Considered.

Now In New York, What's Next For Chinese Activist?

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Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng and his wife, Yuan Weijing, arrive at an apartment complex in New York on Saturday. A number of Chinese activists have become far less prominent after leaving their homeland, but Chen hopes to continue his work and remain relevant in China. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Chinese Dissidents, Exile Can Mean Irrelevancy

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Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng and his wife Yuan Weijing arrive at the New York University Village apartment complex in New York Saturday. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Chinese Activist's Arrival, Rest And Relief

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A woman refills her bucket from a well in the south of Mauritania. The Sahel region, south of the Sahara, is facing a third season of drought. Pablo Tosco/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Serves Up New Food Security Effort In Africa

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U.S. Ambassador To Myanmar The First Since 1990

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee greet each other before a meeting in Kolkata, India, on May 7. Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hillary Clinton: 'Incredible Rush' Will Have Its End

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U.S. Supports Chinese Activist's Bid To Study Abroad

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Deal Would Allow Activist To Leave China

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In Turn, Chinese Activist Wants To Leave Country

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U.S. Tries To Clarify What Chinese Activist Wants

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Chinese paramilitary police patrol outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on April 28. Chen Guangcheng, a blind legal activist who fled house arrest in his rural Chinese village, is reported to be under the protection of U.S. officials. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is heading to China for what was supposed to be a routine visit. Alexander F. Yuan/AP hide caption

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Activist's Escape Complicates Clinton's China Visit

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Fighting In Sudan Displaces 35,000 People

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Syrian President Bashar Assad was supposed to pull the military out of cities by Tuesday, but more attacks were reported. Some Syrians rallied in support of Assad and his Baath Party in the capital, Damascus, on Saturday. Bassem Tellawi/AP hide caption

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Despite Deadline, No Letup In Syrian Fighting

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Sudanese troops stand next to a burnt-out military vehicle in the oil center of Heglig after clashes with South Sudanese forces Wednesday. Recent fighting has raised fears of a renewed war. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For The Two Sudans, The Threat Of War Looms

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U.S. To Continue Aid To Egypt After NGO Crackdown

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