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Reporting From Inside: The AP's North Korea News Bureau

North Korea is one of the most restricted countries in the world, yet the Associated Press established a news bureau there earlier this year. Find out how they did it, and how they'll ensure their reporting is accurate and uncensored.

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Hollande, Obama Talk Greece Before G-8 Summit

New French President Francois Hollande visited President Obama at this White House on Friday afternoon. The two leaders will also travel to Camp David for the G-8 economic summit.
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Cannes Film Festival Has American Slant This Year

Melissa Block talks to Los Angeles Times journalist Steve Zeitchik about what's popular this year at the Cannes Film Festival.
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As More Move To Cities, A New Take On Urban Design

With 7 billion people expected to live in urban centers by 2050, the stakes are enormous for building them right. There are many things to think about — traffic, trash, water, connectivity and more. Whether you're a new mega city being built in Saudi Arabia or old Liverpool trying to rejuvenate yourself, you face a lot of the same issues. Hundreds of mayors, private sector actors, think tanks and citizens groups convened in Paris this week to share ideas.
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Missile Defense A Divisive Topic At NATO Summit

Russia and the U.S. are trying hard to bridge their differences over the U.S. plan to build a missile defense system in Europe. Russia holds deep suspicions that the system is actually a plan to counter Russian nuclear missiles, not to protect Europe and the Middle East from Iranian missiles. The issue is an urgent one as NATO gets ready to hold a summit in Chicago and formalize its commitment to missile defense in Europe.
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Egypt's New President Could Come From Old Guard

Egypt had a revolution last year as the country united behind a call to oust Hosni Mubarak and sweep away his regime. Yet just days before the country's presidential election, the front-runner is Amr Moussa — one of the country's most prominent political figures during Mubarak's rule.
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A Conversation With Author Carlos Fuentes

Carlos Fuentes, one of the most influential writers in the Latin American world, died Tuesday at a hospital in Mexico City. He was 83. Fresh Air remembers the prolific author with excerpts from a 1987 interview.

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