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On the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, EU leaders will meet at Flanders Fields Museum. They'll have an opportunity to reflect on what can happen when nations fail to find common ground.
June 26, 2014
Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win.
June 26, 2014
But special forces from the U.S. Pacific Command will remain after the deactivation of the anti-terror contingent to ensure al-Qaida offshoots do not regain lost ground.
June 26, 2014
Tourism is an essential part of Cuba's economy. But as the industry grows, some worry it will create a gap between the haves and have-nots in a throwback to pre-revolution days.
June 26, 2014
Iowa, Minnesota and other parts of the Midwest have been hit with record levels of rainfall recently. As water floods homes and businesses and threatens crops, local officials scramble to help.
June 26, 2014
Focusing on Iraq's fight may be missing the point. Under the surface is a more fundamental war between al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
June 26, 2014
The Stimson Center concludes that targeted killing operations may have protected Americans at home, but come at a heavy price abroad.
June 25, 2014
The plot of The Interview, which also stars James Franco, involves a television journalist and his producer who are recruited by the CIA to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
June 25, 2014
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals called marriage a fundamental right that shouldn't be determined at the ballot box. It marks the first time that a federal appeals court has ruled on the issue.
June 25, 2014
For a country that prides itself on being a nation of immigrants, there are surprisingly few movies about the experience. But filmmaker James Gray says immigrant stories are inherently cinematic.
June 25, 2014
A woman in Belfast, Northern Ireland, says she found a handwritten plea for help in a pair of pants she bought from a discount retailer in 2011 but had not worn until recently.
June 25, 2014
That story about the passing of the Old Guard? Or the one about the resurgence of the Tea Party? Not so fast, the voters still seem to be speaking.
June 25, 2014
The U.S. has no major museum dedicated to food and drink, but a group of upstart foodies says they can change that. Their first exhibition will feature technology that revolutionized breakfast cereal.
June 25, 2014
Minority Sunnis are helping the militants sweeping Iraq's north and west. The support of ordinary Sunnis shows how difficult it will be to reverse the sectarian partition that's already happening.
June 25, 2014
The longtime New York Democratic congressman edged out challenger Adriano Espaillat in a rematch of their 2012 primary nail-biter.
June 25, 2014
Spanish Princess Infanta Cristina has been charged with money laundering. She faces 11 years behind bars for allegedly embezzling public money through fake charities.
June 25, 2014
Chemicals and other toxic substances in the environment can cause premature birth, birth defects and developmental delays, but obstetricians say they're reluctant to discuss the threats with patients.
June 25, 2014
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Utah's same-sex marriage ban violates the U.S. Constitution. The decision marks the first time that a federal appeals court ruled on the issue.
June 25, 2014
Tuesday featured an extensive slew of primaries across the U.S. To learn more about the results, and what they mean for the midterm elections, Audie Cornish turns to NPR's Ron Elving for more.
June 25, 2014
In a result that came as a surprise to some observers, incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran won the GOP nomination in Mississippi's Senate primary. The tight election, which also featured Tea Party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel, came down to a runoff decided late Tuesday night.
June 25, 2014

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