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What 'The Simpsons' Says About Ukraine's Language Divide

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-31 23:46

Some Ukrainians insist the show is funnier when dubbed in Ukrainian rather than Russian. In the recent crisis in Ukraine, much has been made of the country's language divide.

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Latvia's Ex-President: 'We Have To Worry' About Russia

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-31 23:21

Latvia joined NATO and the European Union a decade ago. Its former president sees these strong ties to the West as vital to maintaining its security and independence.

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This Tax Season, Fraudsters May Target Your Refund

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-31 23:19

Credit card data breaches get a lot of attention, but payroll system data breaches can have even more damaging effects.

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An Intern At 40-Something, And 'Paid In Hugs'

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-31 23:08

Your boss may be younger than you, your fellow interns may be decades younger, and you work for free. For Renee Killian and Danielle Probst, reconsidering their careers meant interning in their 40s.

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For Native Americans, Losing Tribal Membership Tests Identity

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-31 23:07

For nearly 30 years, Jade Unger's family was embraced by a tribe. Then, in September, everything changed when the tribe's enrollment committee said they were enrolled in error.

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Lending Circles Help Latinas Pay Bills And Invest

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-31 23:05

Participants in these social networks pool their money to give each other informal, no-interest loans. They're called cundinas or tandas, and politicians are taking notice.

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