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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - November 20, 2013

Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey Among 16 Honored At White House

By Mark Memmott

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton

A former president, a baseball legend, a country music star and a woman who's a powerhouse in American media were among 16 people honored Wednesday at the White House with the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.






Public Radio International - Illinois Public Media News - May 20, 2013

Immigrant Domestic Workers Test New Ways to Settle Disputes

By Nina Porzucki, The World

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(Duration: 4:43)

Anna Amoral (on the left) mediating a mock case.

On a recent Saturday afternoon, a dozen nannies and housecleaners, many of them immigrants from Brazil, gather with employers in a living room in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They snack on cheese and crackers, breaking the ice a bit before talking about talking and how to settle some of the troubles that can bubble up in domestic work.

Categories: Human Rights, Immigration


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - April 07, 2013

The DOMA, Prop 8 Waiting Game Is On

By Jeff Bossert

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(Duration: 4:10)

Joe Robinson & Andrei Cimpian

A lot of people are waiting to see how the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on California’s Prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage, and the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA.  Those include one couple in Champaign.


BBC - Illinois Public Media News - February 28, 2013

US Extends Aid to Syrian Rebels

Escalating carnage increases pressure for western intervention

By the British Broadcasting Corporation

The US is to step up its support for the Syrian opposition as it fights to topple President Bashar al-Assad, Secretary of State John Kerry says.


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