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National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry, shown in Kuwait in 1991, say...
As part of a series called My Big Break, All Things Considered is collecting stories of triumph, big and small. These are the moments when everything seems to click, and people leap forward into...
Bomba Estereo's latest album is called Amanecer....
When Bomba Estereo began a decade ago in Bogotá, audiences didn't quite know what to make of it. The group was combining some of the most traditional Colombian sounds with some of the most modern...
Filip Bondy has been a sports columnist for the New York Daily News for more...
A game-winning home run becomes a game loser — and 25 days later, it's turned back into the game-winner.That alone would warrant an entry in baseball's history books.But cast it with David and...
Cubans gather in Santiago de Cuba to celebrate this year's Revolution Day, t...
On this day 62 years ago, Fidel Castro launched the attack that marked the start of the Cuban revolution. In the years since, the day has taken on emotional significance for the Cuban people — and...
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Transgender performers walk backstage during an event to mark World AIDS Day...
Transgender people are not getting adequate health care, and widespread discrimination is largely to blame, according to a recent World Health Organization report. And the story is told most starkly...
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A federal judge in California has ruled that immigration authorities improperly detained women and children who tried to enter the U.S. illegally. Immigrant rights activists are praising the ruling....