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It's All Politics
3:32 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Young Trafficking Victim's Story On NPR Leads To Senator's Amendment

"I never thought that my story would have touched somebody so much that they went in front of Congress to present a bill," the young woman, whom NPR is not naming, said of Shaheen. "There's a lot of voices out there that can't tell her thank you."
Evie Stone NPR

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 5:55 pm

Hearing the words of a 24-year-old victim of human trafficking — and her struggle to wipe away her conviction on prostitution charges — inspired New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.

That young victim, who was featured in an NPR story in February, endured years of rapes and brutal assaults by pimps who forced her into prostitution.

"I'm not ever going to forget what I've done or what I've gone through. But at the same time, I don't want it thrown in my face every time I'm trying to seek employment," she said. "I don't want to have to explain myself every time."

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Around the Nation
3:32 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Protests Continue In Baltimore Over Death Of Freddie Gray

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 5:55 pm

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Health
3:32 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

HIV Outbreak In Indiana Grows With Nearly 140 Confirmed Cases

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 5:55 pm

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Middle East
3:32 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Keith Murdoch, Father Of Media Baron, Disclosed Disaster At Gallipoli

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 5:55 pm

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The Two-Way
3:05 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Scientists Discover Massive New Magma Chamber Under Yellowstone

The Grand Prismatic hot spring in Yellowstone National Park is among the park's myriad hydrothermal features created by the fact that Yellowstone is a supervolcano.
Robert B. Smith AP

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 4:14 pm

There's more to Yellowstone National Park than meets the eye. Much more, as it turns out.

You might already know that a supervolcano dominates the famous park that is situated on land in Wyoming and Montana. A shallow subsurface magma chamber has long been known.

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