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The Federal Response To Oregon Occupation May Have Roots In Ruby Ridge

During the armed occupation in Oregon, many have asked why officers don't just storm the wildlife refuge. The answer may rest in Ruby Ridge, Idaho, where in 1992 a similar standoff ended in violence.

Our Faces Split the Coast in Half Broken Social Scene
7/4 (Shoreline) Broken Social Scene

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Denmark's Mixed Message For Refugees

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Twilight Kevin Hays

Han Seohee (right) and fellow North Korean defectors Lee Gwang-sung (left) and Hwang Soyeon (center) are regulars on Moranbong Club, a South Korean talk show featuring North Korean defectors. "There's a lot of prejudice toward North Korean defectors in South Korea," Han says. "So I wanted to show South Koreans that we're living here and trying the best we can." Haeryun Kang/for NPR hide caption

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South Korea's Newest TV Stars Are North Korean Defectors

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North Korea Let Me Use Your Rainbowslide Nightsoul (a.k.a. Klopfgeister)
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Vân-Ánh Võ was inspired by the plight of refugees to create a concert piece called The Odyssey: From Vietnam to America." Courtesy of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts hide caption

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Vân-Ánh Võ's 'The Odyssey' Tells Refugee Stories Past And Present

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Green River Delta (Luu Thuý Truong) Van-Anh Vanessa Vo

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The Federal Response To Oregon Occupation May Have Roots In Ruby Ridge

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Skylines The Album Leaf
Grandfather Clock This Will Destroy You

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What Young Republicans Have To Say About Their Party's Candidates

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The Competitors John Cameron

UmmaGawd (Tommy Tibajia), a pilot in the Drone Racing League, flies his quadcopter in an abandoned power plant in New York. The Drone Racing League hide caption

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A Video Game IRL: Drone Racing League Aims To Be NASCAR In The Air

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Difference Between One and Two The Whigs

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How Do We Read Books Embedded With Racism?

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With 'MartyrLoserKing,' Saul Williams Aimed To Make A Modern-Day Parable

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Horn of the Clock-Bike Saul Williams
Colt's Tooth The Zincs

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