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Middle East
4:37 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Miss Lebanon Criticized For Photo With Miss Israel

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Middle East
2:16 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Nuclear Talks With Iran Recess After 'Limited' Progress

Originally published on Mon January 19, 2015 7:38 am

As diplomats trickled out into a frigid Geneva Sunday evening, descriptions of the talks trickled out with them. Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Aragchi refused to characterize the progress made so far.

"It's too soon to say if we are able to make any progress or not," Aragchi said. "We are still trying to bridge the gaps between the two sides. We try our best, and as I have always said, as diplomats we are always hopeful."

China's delegation had a one-on-one with the Iranians and negotiator Wang Qun was more positive about the talks.

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Africa
2:01 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Countdown To Zero: Guinea's Campaign To Conquer Ebola In 60 Days

Cheerleaders with pompoms helped kick off a government campaign to eliminate Ebola from Guinea in 60 days.
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Originally published on Tue January 20, 2015 11:34 am

Hundreds of spectators and government officials watched as music and fanfare filled the People's Palace in Conakry, Guinea. Cheerleaders danced vigorously, waving pompoms and twirling on stage. The festive event on Saturday kicked off the government's newest campaign: zero Ebola cases in 60 days.

"Guineans talk too much. People resist even the idea that Ebola exists," said the prime minister, Mohamed Said Fofana, when he took the stage. "Why do we refuse to accept what others have accepted? We really must get a grip on the situation."

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Politics
2:01 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Private Sector Included In Plan To Finance Infrastructure Repairs

Originally published on Mon January 19, 2015 4:37 am

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Around the Nation
4:18 am
Fri January 16, 2015

In Support Of Seattle's Seahawks, City Hall Bans Cheese

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Around the Nation
4:18 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Colts QB Andrew Luck Admits His Beard Is A Bad Look

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NPR Story
2:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Oscar Nominations Lack Diversity; 'Selma' Snubbed

Originally published on Sun January 18, 2015 7:59 pm

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2:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Economic Isolation Weighs On Iranians; Desire Nuclear Talks Resolved

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2:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Latest Judge's Ruling On BP Oil Spill Is Key To Upcoming Trial

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2:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

'Blackhat' Offers Fictionalized Version Of Cyberterrorism

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JPR Classics
11:58 am
Thu January 15, 2015

In New Concert Hall, Paris Orchestra Honors Last Week's Terror Victims

Originally published on Thu January 15, 2015 5:07 am

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And, Renee, there is one change that has come to the neighborhood you were just talking about.

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World
4:41 am
Thu January 15, 2015

No Hollywood Ending For 'Round-The-World Trip

Originally published on Thu January 15, 2015 5:07 am

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Business
4:23 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Too Many Glitter Bomb Orders Crash Website

Originally published on Thu January 15, 2015 5:07 am

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Middle East
2:12 am
Thu January 15, 2015

In Jordan, The Comic Book Superheroes Fight Extremism

Comic book creator Suleiman Bakhit says he found that many kids did not have heroes to look up to and sometimes gravitated to religious extremists. This frame is from his story about a Jordanian special forces hero.
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Originally published on Tue January 20, 2015 12:34 pm

We've been hearing a lot about cartoons for all the wrong reasons recently: the horrifying attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the divisive images, the threat of extremism. But one man in Jordan has been using comic book superheroes to try to bridge the divide and curb extremism.

His name is Suleiman Bakhit, and at a bar in Jordan's capital, Amman, he cracks open his laptop to show off some heroes. The artwork is sophisticated, vivid and influenced by Japanese comics.

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2:12 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Paris Neighborhood Becomes Breeding Ground For Militant Jihadists

Originally published on Thu January 15, 2015 12:14 pm

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2:12 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Were Paris Attacks Coordinated Between ISIS And Al-Qaida?

Originally published on Fri January 16, 2015 12:56 pm

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Asia
4:01 am
Wed January 14, 2015

A Photoshopped Response Sticks Up For China's Plunging Necklines

Originally published on Wed January 14, 2015 4:48 am

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Race
3:19 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Far From North Africa, Berbers In The U.S. Ring In A New Year

At this Yennayer celebration in Portland, Ore., several groups take to the stage, playing traditional songs, as well as the songs of more recent artists like Idir and Moh Alileche.
Mustapha Akebdan

Originally published on Wed January 14, 2015 12:29 pm

For most Americans, New Year's is fairly personal. It's a time to make resolutions and down some champagne — and it was also a couple of weeks ago. But for Berbers — the indigenous people of Northern Africa — the New Year starts this week, and it's an occasion to celebrate their heritage.

In Portland, Ore., some residents are celebrating Yennayer, the Berber New Year. It's a holiday that's not traditionally a big deal, but it's an opportunity to celebrate Berber culture, which hasn't always been easy to do.

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Politics
3:18 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Harris Opens Bid For Boxer's Senate Seat, But Others May Follow

Originally published on Tue January 20, 2015 3:53 pm

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Africa
3:18 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Uncertainty Surrounds Massacre In Northeastern Nigerian Town

Originally published on Wed January 14, 2015 4:48 am

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