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In 2005, when she was 12 years old, Ricki Mudd (center) traveled to China to meet her birth father Wu Jin Cai, birth brother Wu Chao and birth mother Xu Xian Zhen. Mudd had been given up for adoption after Wu Chao was born; her family wanted a son, and her parents were limited to one child. Courtesy of Ricky Mudd hide caption

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From Only Child To Older Sister To Adoptee, Under China's One-Child Policy

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Lynda Trang Dai sits inside her restaurant, Lynda Sandwich, in Orange County, Calif. Lisa Morehouse/For NPR hide caption

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At This Sandwich Shop, A Vietnamese Pop Star Serves Up Banh Mi

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Films About Syrian Civil War Move From Online To New York Gallery

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The Economic Reasoning Behind China's One-Child Policy Change

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A still image from Guillermo del Toro's new movie, Crimson Peak. Twenty-two percent of audiences on any given weekend are Latino. But when it comes to horror films, that proportion jumps to as much as half the box office. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Why Latinos Heart Horror Films

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to guests at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner on October 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye walk to their seats for the start of a trilateral meeting with the U.S. in 2014. Japan and Korea's leaders have yet to meet one-on-one. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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For China, Japan And S. Korea, Just Meeting Is An Accomplishment

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The Metrojet Airbus A-321 with registration number EI-ETJ that crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula is seen here last month, at an airport in Turkey. The Russian airliner crashed while carrying 224 passengers and crew, the Egyptian civil aviation authority says. Reuters /Landov hide caption

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One Third Of Federal Prisoners To Be Released Could Be Deported

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