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Still Few Answers In Disappearance Of 43 Students In Mexico

In September, 43 students disappeared in Mexico and were assumed dead after an alleged attack by police. NPR's Arun Rath talks to John Gibler about his continued reporting from Iguala, Mexico.
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Kurdish Forces Push Offensive To Retake Sinjar From ISIS

Days after breaking the siege of Mount Sinjar and freeing trapped Yazidis there, peshmerga forces were pressing an offensive to retake the town itself from the Islamist militia.
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GOP Sens. Rubio, Paul Square Off Over Cuba Policy Shift

Rubio, appearing on ABC's This Week, lashed out at Paul, who has expressed support for opening trade with the island nation after a decades-long embargo.
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Tunisia, Cradle Of Arab Spring, In Historic Presidential Vote

The election pits interim President Moncef Marzouki against challenger Beji Caid Essebsi, who held a post in the ousted regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
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Ready To Hit The Cuban Beach? Americans Still Have To Wait

Travel to Cuba for business or education will be much easier as the U.S. eases restrictions, but until the embargo is completely lifted, going to Cuba simply for tourism still won't be allowed.
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Obama Calls North Korean Hack 'Cybervandalism'

On CNN's State of the Union, the president expanded on earlier remarks he made criticizing a decision by Sony Pictures to pull distribution of The Interview.
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A History Lesson On The Philippines, Stuffed In A Christmas Chicken

Rellenong manok is a deboned chicken filled with a jumble of ingredients. If it seems hard to pin down how this dish got all its fillings, it's because of the complexity of the Philippines' culture.
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From Space, Lights Dims In Syria As People Flee War

A new study uses satellite images to assess the humanitarian impact of Syria's civil war. Researchers found a correlation between loss of light and loss of people — those displaced by the conflict.
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With Election, Tunisia Solidifies Its Democracy Success Story

Tunisians are casting a historic vote as they choose their first elected president. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to correspondent Leila Fadel about the bright spot in a region roiled with violence.
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A London Tube Dream Ride, In The Driver's Cab

NPR's Ari Shapiro has been reporting from London for the last year. As a Christmas gift, his producer arranged a special trip for him: a ride in the driver's cab on a London Underground train.

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