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Renee Montagne speaks with Sylvie Rottman, senior producer at France 24, for the latest on the mood of the French people, who have been rocked by the shooting at the Charlie Hebdo offices.
January 09, 2015
For the latest on Friday's tense situation in Paris, NPR's counterterrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston offers information she has learned from U.S. officials who are following the standoffs.
January 09, 2015
Steve Inskeep talks with Chris O'Brien of the Los Angeles Times to focus on just one of the standoffs now unfolding in France — the one at the building of a printing company northeast of Paris.
January 09, 2015
The prestige of being S-1, like the Keystone XL legislation, conveys a sense of priority and urgency. But the history of past bills designated as such is rather mixed.
January 09, 2015
The topics for study didn't matter much to people who said they were willing to share. Every category — ranging from safety issues to health costs — scored at least 90 percent in the NPR poll.
January 09, 2015
Palestinians have joined the court, hoping for war crimes investigations against Israel. This presents a challenge for the ICC, which some say has been floundering elsewhere.
January 09, 2015
The split decision allows the controversial project to proceed. The U.S. House of Representatives could vote as early as today on a bill to approve the pipeline.
January 09, 2015
Mahinda Rajapaksa, who presided over the end of the island-nation's long and brutal civil war, lost to a former ally and Cabinet minister, Maithripala Sirisena.
January 09, 2015
Vivienne Walt, a Time magazine reporter based in Paris, offers the latest on the events involving the suspects in Wednesday's shooting at the offices of satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.
January 09, 2015
Steve Inskeep speaks with Robert McFadden, a senior vice president of the Soufan Group and a 30-year veteran of U.S. law enforcement, for details on the security situation in and around Paris.
January 09, 2015
December's job growth caps a 2014 that saw the most jobs added to the economy since 1999.
January 09, 2015
Police were focused on an industrial zone northwest of Paris, where the suspects may be holed up. The men are believed to be involved in the shooting death of 12 people at a satirical magazine.
January 09, 2015
After the Charlie Hebdo massacre, we're seeing an old debate about the rules of humor that seem to be in opposition. One side says nothing is sacred. The other maintains a right to offense.
January 09, 2015
French security forces swarmed a small industrial town northeast of Paris Friday in an operation to capture a pair of heavily armed suspects in the deadly storming of a satirical newspaper.
January 09, 2015
The new GED is more expensive, computer-based and tougher. As a result some states are embracing alternative tests, and the number of GEDs awarded last year fell.
January 09, 2015
President Obama is on the road as part of his effort to jump-start his 2015 agenda. Today he's in Tennessee, talking about higher education.
January 09, 2015
Crouch wrote songs for Elvis Presley, sang backup on Michael Jackson tracks, led the choir for Madonna's "Like A Prayer," and was nominated for an Oscar after composing music for "The Color Purple."
January 08, 2015
Thursday was a national day of mourning in France, even as a force some 88,000-strong provided sought two men suspected of killing 12 people at a satirical magazine's office in Paris.
January 08, 2015
The National Highway Safety Administration says the Japanese automaker failed to report over 1,700 death and injury claims over 11 years.
January 08, 2015
Forget chess. Poker may be even harder for a computer. But a software program has now "solved" a variant of Texas Hold'em, the bot's creators say. And nothing can keep it from winning.
January 08, 2015

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