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University students who belong to indigenous tribes prepare for a ceremony to affirm their ethnic identity. Taiwan's aboriginal tribes arrived thousands of years before Chinese immigrants, but now account for only 2 percent of the population. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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Taiwan's Aborigines Hope A New President Will Bring Better Treatment

Aborigines account for 2 percent of Taiwan's population and face numerous challenges. In an aboriginal village, people hope Taiwan's new president will provide more favorable treatment and policies.

Donald Trump delivered a speech on April 27, 2016 in Washington, D.C. using a teleprompter, a "pivot" in style, after saying he wouldn't use one. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics, Pundits And The Problem With The Word 'Pivot'

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Pivot Kenny Burrell & Jimmy Raney

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This Doctor Wants To Help California Figure Out Aid-In-Dying

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Taiwan's Aborigines Hope A New President Will Bring Better Treatment

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Youth and Age Various Artists
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Return to Home Stephon Alexander & Rioux

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Salman Rushdie's 'Shalimar The Clown' Is Now An Opera

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Series 1 Jack Perla, André Bush et. al.
I Guess We're Floating (feat. Arto Lindsay) Stephon Alexander & Rioux
In Your Light Gotye

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How Ousting The Judge In The Stanford Sexual Assault Case Could Impact Future Cases

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Leave Him Lay Charlie Hunter
Hand It To The Kids Duplekita
Harlem Blues Julian Lage

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Nestpionage! And Other Feathered Curiosities From History

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The Editor's Epic: Maxwell Perkins Makes For An Unlikely Big-Screen Hero

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"Somebody once said — I don't know who it was — that gospel music is just the idea that everything is going to be all right," says Eli Paperboy Reed. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Eli Paperboy Reed Finds His 'Way Home' — To Gospel

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Cut Ya Down Eli Paperboy Reed
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