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The wife of Li Yiqian, Yang Liming, sits in their house, which is plastered with pictures of China's leaders, an attempt to help prevent local authorities from demolishing it. Her husband has been sentenced to three years in prison for organizing a crowd to create a disturbance; she believes it's for his work in helping dispossessed villagers petition. Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption

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Parallels

Five Years After A Quake, Chinese Cite Shoddy Reconstruction

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Five Years After A Quake, Chinese Cite Shoddy Reconstruction

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A worker with The Empowerment Plan creates a coat that will later be donated to a homeless person. The organization works inside Ponyride, a 30,000-square-foot warehouse near downtown Detroit. The warehouse hosts other local businesses, too. Courtesy of Order & Other hide caption

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Social Entrepreneurs: Taking On World Problems

An 'Entrepreneurial Seedling' Sprouts In Detroit

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An 'Entrepreneurial Seedling' Sprouts In Detroit

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Maria Carlotta Santa Maria is a single mother in Mexico and is the sole wage earner in her household. Women like her are becoming more common there, and the stigma once associated with having children out of wedlock is fading. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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As Stigma Eases, Single Motherhood In Mexico Is On The Rise

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Tea Party activists gather on Capitol Hill in 2011. A surge in applications for 501(c)(4) status in recent years has revealed sometimes murky and contradictory rules governing the political activities of tax-exempt groups. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Tax-Exempt Groups, How Much Politics Is Too Much?

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A farmer holds Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" soybean seeds at his family farm in Bunceton, Mo. Dan Gill/AP hide caption

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For Supreme Court, Monsanto's Win Was More About Patents Than Seeds

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A Vietnamese rhino horn user displays her horn, which was a gift from her well-to-do sister. Last year, rhino horn sold for up to $1,400 an ounce in Vietnam, about the price of gold these days. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Vietnam's Appetite For Rhino Horn Drives Poaching In Africa

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A new iPad app lets viewers watch live ABC programming starting Tuesday in New York and Philadelphia. ABC hide caption

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ABC's Live Streaming Aimed At Keeping Cable Cords Intact

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ABC's Live Streaming Aimed At Keeping Cable Cords Intact

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Characters Scarlett O'Connor and Gunnar Scott are young, unknown artists in Nashville, just like the songwriters behind their song, "When the Right One Comes Along." Katherine Bomboy-Thornton/ABC hide caption

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When The Right One Comes Along: How 'Nashville' Tells Stories In Song

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