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Around the Nation
5:18 am
Fri January 16, 2015

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

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5:18 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Colts QB Andrew Luck Admits His Beard Is A Bad Look

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3:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Oscar Nominations Lack Diversity; 'Selma' Snubbed

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3:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Economic Isolation Weighs On Iranians; Desire Nuclear Talks Resolved

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3:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

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

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3:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

'Blackhat' Offers Fictionalized Version Of Cyberterrorism

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World
5:41 am
Thu January 15, 2015

No Hollywood Ending For 'Round-The-World Trip

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Business
5:23 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Too Many Glitter Bomb Orders Crash Website

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3:12 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Were Paris Attacks Coordinated Between ISIS And Al-Qaida?

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Middle East
3:12 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 1:34 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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3:12 am
Thu January 15, 2015

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

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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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3:12 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Paris Neighborhood Becomes Breeding Ground For Militant Jihadists

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Asia
5:01 am
Wed January 14, 2015

A Photoshopped Response Sticks Up For China's Plunging Necklines

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Race
4:19 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 1:29 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
4:18 am
Wed January 14, 2015

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

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Africa
4:18 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Uncertainty Surrounds Massacre In Northeastern Nigerian Town

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Around the Nation
3:21 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Seattle Public Transportation Has Gone to The Dogs — Well, One Dog

Originally published on Wed January 14, 2015 5:48 am

For once, here's a positive commuting story: Jeff Young's dog, Eclipse, often rides the bus with him in Seattle. But if the bus pulls up to the stop and Jeff isn't quite done with his cigarette yet, Eclipse will hop on it without him.

The drivers let her on, and she leaps over the other passengers to grab a window seat. Young gets on the next bus, and they meet up a few stops later.

So, where does the canine commuter disembark? (Heh.) A dog park, of course.

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Race
3:05 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Why Our Feelings Toward Some African-Americans Change On MLK Day

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Europe
3:05 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Russian Media Condemn Paris Attacks — But Question Who Was Behind Them

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Animals
4:24 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Prosthetic Eye Helps Keep 1-Eyed Fish From Being Bullied

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Europe
4:00 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Fried Egg Found At Crime Scene

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Law
3:04 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Jury Selection To Begin For Accused Silk Road Mastermind

Originally published on Tue January 13, 2015 2:52 pm

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3:04 am
Tue January 13, 2015

In Louisiana, Cheaper Gas Can Pump People Full Of Anxiety

Originally published on Tue January 13, 2015 8:57 am

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Sports
3:04 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Ohio State Celebrates First Football Championship In Playoff Era

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3:04 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Next Cover Of 'Charlie Hebdo' Appears To Feature Prophet Muhammad

Originally published on Tue January 13, 2015 6:01 am

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The Two-Way
5:06 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Big Wins For 'Transparent' Make It Clear: TV's Undergoing A Revolution

Tina Fey, Margaret Cho and Amy Poehler talk onstage during the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards. Fey and Poehler hosted the awards for the third (and, they say, final) time.
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Originally published on Mon January 12, 2015 9:25 am

Surrounded by his cast mates and the show's executive producer, Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor faced a crowd of journalists backstage at the Golden Globe awards Sunday, and made the case for why his win as best actor in a comedy meant more than a typical Hollywood honor.

"This is about changing people's lives," said Tambor, who won his award playing a 70-year-old coming out as transgender. Earlier, while accepting his award on national TV, he dedicated his award and performance to the transgender community.

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Animals
4:30 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Mittens Help Koalas Recover From Scorched Paws

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Around the Nation
4:11 am
Mon January 12, 2015

35 Years Later, Guy With Metal Detector Finds Lost Class Ring

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Europe
2:59 am
Mon January 12, 2015

World Leaders March In Solidarity With French Terror Attack Victims

Originally published on Mon January 12, 2015 5:45 am

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NPR Story
2:59 am
Mon January 12, 2015

72nd Annual Golden Globes Handed Out In Beverly Hills

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