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Episode 557: Doing Business Like A Refugee

Today on the show: Why most countries in the developing world won't let refugees work. And why Uganda is trying something different.

DJ Sessions: Yesterday's Covers, From 'Hound Dog' To 'The Twist'

Paul Ray of KUTX shares famous covers that people may not know are covers - along with the lesser-known original versions.

As War And Conflicts Proliferate, Children Become Unwary Victims And Targets

Kids have always suffered during war and crisis, but there's a sense the burden of instability is being increasingly borne by children.

Argentina Scrambles To Avoid Default

An American judge has ordered Argentina to make debt payments of $1.5 billion to American creditors. But time is running out.

Making Space For People Who Are Out Of the Spotlight

In her final "Can I Just Tell You?" essay for Tell Me More, host Michel Martin reflects on and expresses gratitude to the people who've made the biggest impression on her: the listeners.

Older Poor Americans And Their Search For Work

Some who can't afford to retire turn to "workamping," living in an RV and finding work across the country.

Over 200,000 Gazans In U.N. Shelters As Fighting Continues

A strike on a United Nations refugee camp killed at least 20 Palestinians early this morning.

Video: Girl Doesn't Want Baby Brother To Grow Up

The video of 5-year-old Sadie weeping over the fact that her baby brother will grow up has been viewed more than 2 million times.

Mississippi's Only Clinic Where Abortions Are Performed Stays Open, For Now

A federal appeals court blocked implementation of a state law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges.

Last Crewman Of U.S. Plane That Bombed Hiroshima Dies

Theodore "Dutch" VanKirk was a navigator on the World War II bomber named Enola Gay that dropped the first atomic bomb.