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Women & Girls

The Chinese feminists fighting patriarchy in China from abroad

While China’s government has cracked down on women’s rights activists through censorship, an informal network of Chinese citizens living abroad are working to support their efforts to combat sexual harassment and inequality back home. They want to bring the stories of activists and other women in China to international audiences.

Capt. Michel Bacos, Entebbe hijacking hero, dies at 95

Michel Bacos chose to stay with his Jewish passengers who were being held hostage in Entebbe, Uganda, in 1976. He "took over immediately as a real captain and as a real commander, remembers one of the youngest passengers on the flight.

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Arts, Culture & Media

Cantonese: a Dialect in Peril?

In official China, Mandarin is favored over all other dialects. That has had a knock-on effect here in the US, where Cantonese used to be the dominant Chinese language. Reporter Nina Porzucki reports from New York on how Cantonese is faring.

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Jimmy Breslin

Legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Jimmy Breslin talks about his long career reporting on the mob and his new book, "The Good Rat."