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After Nigeria Attacks, Religious Groups Band Together

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In northern Nigeria, a radical Islamist group known as Boko Haram claimed responsibility for a series of deadly bombing attacks last week that left more than 200 people dead. The campaign of violence targeted churches as well as government institutions in the city of Kano and has left the minority Christian community there on edge. But as NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton reports, Muslims and Christians are responding to the troubles by bonding and protecting each other.

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Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

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Payoffs For Prediction: Could Markets Help Identify Terrorism Risk?

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