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Protesters last month vent their anger over President Dilma Rousseff (left) moving to appoint her predecessor, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, as her chief of staff — an action that would have shielded him from prosecution. A court blocked him from the post. Rousseff faces the possibility of impeachment while Lula is under investigation for corruption. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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With The Economy Crashing, Brazilians Turn On A Once-Popular President

Dilma Rousseff was elected twice as the country's economy soared. But a bruising recession is now seen as the leading reason many Brazilians have turned against her.

"I may hold this office for another 14 months. But I'm not going anywhere," President Obama told Organizing for Action last November in Washington, D.C. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Grass-Roots Group Born Of Obama Campaign Now Helps Push His Causes

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Slims Neil Cowley Trio
Stereoface Neil Cowley Trio
Eastynato Daniel Szabo

Elizabeth Bennett, director of partnerships for Together We Bake, and Nikki Yates, program participant, place cookie dough they've just made onto baking sheets. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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This Bakery Offers A Second Chance For Women After Prison

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Introduction Noah and the Whale
She Got Lost in the Observatory Motionless
The Way of the Wanderer The Abbasi Brothers
Something Like Nostalgia The Abbasi Brothers
Truth Lies Low Andrew Bird

Just Coffee Cooperative's Benjamin Lisser prepares to grind coffee. The glass tube on his vest tests the air in his breathing zone for diacetyl, a chemical byproduct of the coffee roasting process that can cause lung disease. Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Coffee Workers' Concerns Brew Over Chemical's Link To Lung Disease

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Galactic Diamonds Outer Bridge Ensemble
Salute Outer Bridge Ensemble

Kerry Washington stars as Anita Hill in the new HBO film Confirmation. She was 14 during the 1991 hearings, and says it's the first time she remembers her parents having different points of view. HBO hide caption

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'It's So, So Complicated': Kerry Washington On Clarence Thomas' 'Confirmation'

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Seven Prayers Kamasi Washington
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Protesters last month vent their anger over President Dilma Rousseff (left) moving to appoint her predecessor, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, as her chief of staff — an action that would have shielded him from prosecution. A court blocked him from the post. Rousseff faces the possibility of impeachment while Lula is under investigation for corruption. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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With The Economy Crashing, Brazilians Turn On A Once-Popular President

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Dance of the Dead City of the Sun
Paco City of the Sun
Yoake No Uta Eastern Youth
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Now Hiring: Low Pay, Terrible Benefits And An Unmatched View On Life

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Send Off Explosions in the Sky & David Wingo
Nothing of Cities Years of Rice and Salt

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'New York Values'? Fuhgeddaboudit. GOP Candidates Show Their Love

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P.A.I.N.E. DJ Premier
Somewhere PDP

The mothers of Militsa Kamvysi, 83, (left) and Maritsa Mavrapidou, 85, arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos nearly a century ago as refugees from what was then the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). "We welcomed refugees because we're descended from refugees, too," Mavrapidou says. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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For These Greek Grandmas, Helping Migrants Brings Back Their Own Past

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Little Blue Something Kronos Quartet
Aheym Kronos Quartet
Friday I'm In Love (Orchestral Pop) Walt Ribeiro

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