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Keeping The French Language Alive In Quebec

The Parti Quebecois is leading the polls for next month's provincial election in Canada. If they win a majority, they intend to tighten Quebec's already established language laws. NPR's Arun Rath talks with linguist Julie Sedivy about keeping Quebec's language French.

The Role Of 1994 Nuclear Agreement In Ukraine's Current State

In 1994, Ukraine signed an agreement with the U.S., the UK and Russia under which it gave up its nuclear arsenal in return for certain assurances. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Steven Pifer, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, about the agreement.

Search Teams Work Around The Clock To Find Malaysian Airlines Flight

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Beijing correspondent Anthony Kuhn about the latest news on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The plane had been carrying 239 people when it apparently vanished.

On The Ground In Crimea Amid Diplomatic Tussle

The White House announced Sunday that President Obama will host Ukraine's interim prime minister Wednesday. It is another diplomatic move to peacefully resolve the standoff with Russia over Crimea. NPR's Arun Rath talks with reporter Emily Harris about the situation.

A Theme Park For Foodies? Italians Say Bologna

The Eataly food emporium plans to open a $55 million theme park in Italy, devoted to the nation's culinary pleasures. Some have dubbed it the "Disneyland of food," but Italians aren't impressed.

Ukraine: Crimea Rejects Talks With Kiev; Violence Reported

Pro-Russian groups used whips to attack pro-Ukrainian demonstrators in Sevastopol, on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, the BBC says. Ukraine's interim prime minister plans to visit the U.S. this week.

Stolen Passports Used For Malaysia Flight, Interpol Confirms

Interpol says that "at least two passports" used to board flight MH370 were listed in its Stolen and Lost Travel Documents database. The agency identified them as being Austrian and Italian documents.

'Trying To Make Sense' Of Malaysian Jetliner's Disappearance

An intense search and unusual revelations have not yet told us what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a Boeing jet with 239 people aboard.

Beyond Sanctions, Obama Has Few Russia Options

The U.S. can squeeze Russia economically for sending troops into Crimea, but Obama needs Europe's support for sanctions to work. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Mara Liasson.

Search Continues For Malaysian Airlines Wreckage

An oil slick was spotted off of Vietnam's coast, but relatives of those on board the Malaysia Airlines flight still don't know what happened. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with reporter Anthony Kuhn.