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8 Women Who Invented American Popular Music

Angélique Kidjo Celebrates Celia Cruz: 'Everything About Celia Is Self-Determination'

Celia Cruz always embraced salsa's African roots — and West African musician Angélique Kidjo embraced her right back. Kidjo recently sat down with Alt.Latino to talk about Cruz's influence on her.

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North America Has Lost 3 Billion Birds, Scientists Say

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A network of reproductive rights advocates is working to share information about self-induced abortion, both in person and over the Internet. Karina Perez for NPR hide caption

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With Abortion Restrictions On The Rise, Some Women Induce Their Own

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Purdue Pharma's headquarters in Stamford, Conn., seen earlier this month. The OxyContin manufacturer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but some want the company's owners to face criminal charges over the opioid crisis. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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As Drugmakers Face Opioid Lawsuits, Some Ask: Why Not Criminal Charges Too?

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A pharmacist collects packets of boxed medication from the shelves of a pharmacy in London, U.K. A proposal announced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Thursday would allow the government to directly negotiate the price of 250 U.S. drugs, using what the drugs cost in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom as a baseline. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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How An 'International Price Index' Might Help Reduce Drug Prices

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A few dozen anti-abortion activists gathered outside the coroner's office in Will County, Ill., on Thursday, to pray and call for formal burial of the remains. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Fate Of Fetal Remains Unclear As Investigation Continues In Indiana

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Angelique Kidjo's Celia celebrates the music of Celia Cruz. Laurent Seroussi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Angélique Kidjo Celebrates Celia Cruz: 'Everything About Celia Is Self-Determination'

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