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Harvesting oranges near Arcadia, Fla. The sacks that workers carry weigh about 90 pounds when they are full of fruit. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Guest Workers, Legal Yet Not Quite Free, Pick Florida's Oranges

Most workers who are picking oranges in Florida are temporary "guest" workers from Mexico. They have signed contracts to work only for growers who arranged their visas and provide their housing.

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Guest Workers, Legal Yet Not Quite Free, Pick Florida's Oranges

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Comedian and actress Grace Helbig is a star on YouTube. "Having an audience that listens to and resonates with your creative ideas is invaluable," she says. Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP hide caption

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How Do You Measure Passion? Figuring The Value Of Social Media Followers

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Inmate and Vietnam veteran Ed Munis works on his computer at the Veteran Service Office in California's Soledad Correctional Training Facility, which he helped start more than a decade ago. Krista Almanzan/KAZU hide caption

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Inmate-Run Program Helps Vets Behind Bars Navigate VA Maze

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Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov (poster in top left) is a staunch supporter of Russian President Vladimir Putin, but both men have been criticized by human rights groups. Tens of thousands of people took part in a state-sponsored rally in Chechnya's capital Grozny on Jan. 22, with many holding posters of Kadyrov, Putin (right) and Kadyrov's late father, Akhmad Kadyrov (center). Ilia Varlamov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chechnya's Strongman Praises Putin, Threatens 'Traitors'

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