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Audio Basket Maker Teaches Women in Africa

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Jackie Abrams makes beautiful baskets. They were recently on display at the Smithsonian Craft Show in Washington. But the artist says sharing her basket making skills to help empower women in Africa is equally important to her | American Mosaic


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Audio Bangladesh Building Collapse Leads to Safety Measures

It has been one year since a deadly building collapse in Bangladesh. More than 1,100 factory workers were killed in the collapse of the Rana Plaza building, near the capital, Dhaka. Since then, efforts to improve safety have begun. Also, electric cars are popular at N.Y. auto show | As It Is More

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