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Seteng Horo with her son Abhishek, 4, in their two-room mud hut. Seteng is married to Kunwar. The couple has two children. Their daughter is 6. Poulomi Bass for NPR hide caption

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Abortion In India Is Legal Yet Women Are Still Dying

A poor woman in India has many bad choices when it comes to abortion: a do-it-yourself home treatment, an unqualified midwife, a quack medicine man. Seteng Horo was fortunate to find a safer option.

Seteng Horo with her son Abhishek, 4, in their two-room mud hut. Seteng is married to Kunwar. The couple has two children. Their daughter is 6. Poulomi Bass for NPR hide caption

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Abortion In India Is Legal Yet Women Are Still Dying

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Abortion In India Is Legal Yet Women Are Still Dying

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The trucking industry is short about 30,000 drivers nationwide, says the American Trucking Associations. Women are joining the ranks to help fill the void. iStockphoto hide caption

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To Reverse Driver Shortage, Trucking Industry Steers Women To Jobs

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Yashua Cantillano, 14, arrived in New Orleans in June from Tegucigalpa, Honduras. He's now enrolled in a charter school, Carver Prep, on the city's east side. Mallory Falk/WWNO hide caption

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New Orleans Schools Face A Surge Of Unaccompanied Minors

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Unlike actor Edgar Ramirez, the real Simon Bolivar was a physically slight man. Courtesy of Cohen Media Group hide caption

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Latin American Icon Simon Bolivar Gets Biopic Treatment In 'Liberator'

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Dan Sullivan, Republican candidate for election to the U.S. Senate, fired back when his opponent attacked him for having a non-resident Alaska fishing license. Becky Bohrer/AP hide caption

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Fueled By Outside Money, Alaska Candidates Struggle To Connect At Home

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