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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.

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Immigrant Domestic Workers Test New Ways to Settle Disputes

By Nina Porzucki, The World


(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

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