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Before the Quartet was formed, Tunisia seemed doomed to walk the same path of violence, retributions and political chaos that had wreaked havoc in Egypt.
Oct. 9, 2015
Cosby is set to be deposed Friday regarding allegations that he molested Judy Huth in 1974, when she was 15. A judge has ruled that the testimony is to be sealed until at least Dec. 22.
Oct. 9, 2015
The Catholic sisters known for their blue and white habits say they have asked the government to de-register 13 orphanages over religious objections to the country's new adoption guidelines.
Oct. 9, 2015
Pluto's atmosphere has a blue haze, in a new photo from the New Horizons probe. But the particles causing that color are probably gray or red — and the planet's surface has red ice.
Oct. 9, 2015
The bill was signed into law on Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law requires a warrant before any business turns over any metadata or digital communications to the government.
Oct. 9, 2015
At a rally Thursday, a woman jumped on stage screaming with come-on-down-you-just-won-a-car excitement, "We love you, all the way to the White House."
Oct. 9, 2015
The bees that pollinate crops are on the brink of collapse. One big reason why: a virus-carrying mite. Now, researchers think a rare fungi could boost bees' immune system and attack the mite itself.
Oct. 9, 2015
Jason Cone, the executive director of the aid group, talks about the impact of the bombing on his staff — and on the people of Afghanistan.
Oct. 9, 2015
The U.S. will shift the focus to training so-called "enablers" in Turkey. Those leaders of opposition groups will gather intelligence and coordinate airstrikes with existing fighters.
Oct. 9, 2015
A lot of things can affect whether a person can die at home as wished rather than in a hospital. One is whether a relative is able to take more than a few days off work to care for them.
Oct. 9, 2015
"Talking about firearms now is like talking about race" among officers, says a national law enforcement leader. In Milwaukee, for instance, a sheriff and police chief took vocal, opposing stances.
Oct. 9, 2015
A suspect is in custody, officials at Northern Arizona University say, after the campus of the Flagstaff school was hit by an attack in the early hours of Friday morning.
Oct. 9, 2015
Many professors are postponing retirement, and colleges say it's hurting their efforts to cut costs.
Oct. 9, 2015
Many professors are postponing retirement, and colleges say it's hurting their efforts to cut costs.
Oct. 9, 2015
The National Dialogue Quartet stepped in during the violent summer of 2013, when Tunisia was sliding toward a civil war in the wake of its 2011 Jasmine Revolution.
Oct. 9, 2015
After McCarthy dropped out of the House speakership race, there was a chaotic outpouring of reaction from Republicans, like Rep. Jason Chaffetz, in a Capitol Hill hallway. Here are the highlights.
Oct. 9, 2015
The National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contributions to the first and most successful Arab Spring movement.
Oct. 9, 2015
Wendy Sherman, the lead U.S. negotiator in the Iran nuclear talks, tells NPR the U.S. still has plenty of other issues to settle with Iran, such as the release of Americans being held in that country.
Oct. 9, 2015
"Talking about firearms now is like talking about race" among officers, says a national law enforcement leader. In Milwaukee, for instance, a sheriff and police chief took vocal, opposing stances.
Oct. 9, 2015
Lonnie Swartz is expected to plead not guilty in the shooting death of an unarmed teenager on the U.S.-Mexico border. The agent says he acted in self defense, as he felt threatened by rock throwers.
Oct. 9, 2015

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