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Pope Benedict Steps Down

Pope Benedict XVI surprised Catholics around the world today by announcing his intention to abdicate on Feb. 28. The decision -- the first time a Pontiff has stepped down for six centuries -- immediately raises complex questions about succession and the future of the Roman Catholic church. Kojo explores how Pope Benedict's decision will affect Catholics and policy in Washington and around the world.

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Love Stories From New York, The City That Never Sleeps

The air may be icy, but our alt.Latino teams fills it this Valentine's Day with warm memories from New Yorkers of love and Latin music.
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President Of The National Black Farmers Association Tells His Unique Story

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with John Boyd Jr., a black farmer whose family has been tending to the same patch of land since they acquired it after the Civil War.
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Trial Date Still Pending For 9 Accused Of Plotting Sept. 11 Attacks

Military commissions resume this week at Guatmanamo, even as President Barack Obama maintains his vow to close the prison, with or without Congress.
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West Point Students' Plan To Counter ISIS Online Strategy

The State Department sponsored a contest to find the best ways to combat ISIS propaganda online. A group of cadets from West Point got second prize. Rachel Martin speaks with team member CJ Drew.

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