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After scandal plagued Republican rival Sen. David Vitter and supporters crossed party lines, Democrat John Bel Edwards has emerged as the winner of Louisiana's bitter governor's race.
Nov. 22, 2015
Belgium said it would review its heightened security posture on Sunday. The country was essentially locked down on Saturday after authorities said they had "concrete information" of a terrorist plot.
Nov. 22, 2015
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is urging a pause in the resettlement of Syrian refugees in his state. Two Syrian refugees there share their similar concerns, but say totally barring refugees is a mistake.
Nov. 22, 2015
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been sidelined after a foot injury. Mike Pesca, host of Slate's The Gist podcast, talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about Manning's possible retirement.
Nov. 22, 2015
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Anne Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, about the screening process refugees go through before entering the United States.
Nov. 22, 2015
The Belgian prime minister has urged more surveillance and border controls. But it's not clear that Belgians will trade privacy and civil liberties in promise of better security.
Nov. 22, 2015
At the close of an Asian summit in Malaysia, President Obama vowed to destroy ISIS on the battlefield, while also saying that the most powerful tool was to show ISIS "that we're not afraid."
Nov. 22, 2015
Thanksgiving for most people in America means family, turkey and stuffing. We asked NPR's readers what stuffing they make. Turns out there's a lot of passion and variety when it comes to stuffing.
Nov. 22, 2015
Titans of car air fresheners are at war. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with New York Times reporter Andy Newman about one tree-shaped freshener company suing another.
Nov. 22, 2015
Thousands of Japan's historic Buddhist temples are expected to shut down. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Ian Reader, an expert on Japanese culture, on how Buddhism is changing in the country.
Nov. 22, 2015
What exactly is the ISIS endgame? NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Scott Atran, co-author of the New York Review of Books post "Paris: The War ISIS Wants."
Nov. 22, 2015
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Malian student Assoumane Maiga about the situation in his country after the deadly hotel attack last Friday. Maiga's wife and family live in Bamako.
Nov. 22, 2015
There's a lot that goes in to establishing a new charter school. Today: the principal who's making it happen.
Nov. 22, 2015
Observers draw a parallel between anti-refugee sentiments now and during WWII. Back then, many doors where closed to those fleeing Nazism. Bolivia was a notable exception.
Nov. 22, 2015
In Sao Paulo, home to 20 million people, water shortages have become part of daily life. Some residents are leaving for lusher regions. Ecologists say Amazon deforestation may be affecting rainfall.
Nov. 22, 2015
The residents of Bamako, Mali, are in shock after Friday's deadly terrorist attack on a hotel, for which an al-Qaida linked group has claimed responsibility.
Nov. 21, 2015
On a famous shopping street in Paris, children climb up to gaze at Christmas displays in shop windows. But inside these venerable stores, security is a top concern.
Nov. 21, 2015
Those arrested include Spanish Monsignor Lucio Vallejo Balda and Francesca Immacolata Chaouqui, who served on the pope's special commission on economic reform.
Nov. 21, 2015
In 1939, a Gallup poll found 61 percent of Americans opposed a plan for taking in 10,000 refugee children, most of them German Jews.
Nov. 21, 2015
Ahmet Dahmani, 26, was arrested at a luxury hotel. Turkish police say two Syrian men were also arrested nearby, with fake passports in their possession.
Nov. 21, 2015

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