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Traveling Exhibit Shows What It's Like To Be A Refugee

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A Wonder Woman display at Comic-Con International 2016 shows the evolution of her incredible shrinking costume. Matt Cowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Wonder Woman Suited To Be A U.N. Ambassador?

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There's A 'Glaring' Gap In The War Against Poverty And Disease

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A mural in the town of Toribio, Colombia, displays an idyllic rural scene. But the reality is that many rural parts of the country are desperately poor and lawless. Luis Robayo /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jacqueline de Chollet of Switzerland, now 78, helped found the Veerni Institute, which gives child brides and other girls in northern India a chance to continue their education. Yana Paskova for NPR hide caption

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A Chance Encounter On A Vacation Changed Her Life — And The Lives Of Child Brides

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Durga studies for final exams in her second year of college. Swati Vashishtha for NPR hide caption

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A Father Vows To Save His Daughter From A Marriage He Forced Her Into

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Georgina Mamba's activism for people with disabilities brought her to the United States as one of 1,000 Mandela Washington Fellows under President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative. Kristin Adair/NPR hide caption

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A Blustery El Niño Departs The Stage, Making Way For La Niña

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Found in Botswana, the Lesedi la Rona diamond is up for auction and valued at $70 million. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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When Botswana Sells Its Big Diamond, Who Will Benefit?

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Mifeprex, formerly called RU-486, is the brand name of the abortion pill called mifepristone. Michelle Del Guercio hide caption

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Has Zika Pushed More Women Toward Illegal Abortions?

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