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Jordan May Execute Would-Be Bomber After ISIS Kills Pilot

Audie Cornish speaks with Daoud Kuttab, director of Radio al Balad in Amman, Jordan. He talks about how Jordanians are reacting to the death of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kasaesbeh.
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Marco Rubio Challenges Obama Administration's New Approach To Cuba

Florida Republican Marco Rubio is using his new role as chairman of a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee to rail against what he sees as U.S. concessions to Cuba. He's particularly concerned about plans to reopen the U.S. embassy in Havana.
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Buying Monopoly In France? Hasbro May Have A Surprise For You

For the 80th anniversary of Monopoly in France, Hasbro has a surprise — mixing real Euros in with the fake Monopoly bills in some game sets.
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ISIS Video Purports To Show Killing Of Jordanian Pilot

A gruesome video from the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS, released on Tuesday purports to show the killing of the Jordanian pilot who was captured in Syria in December.
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U.K. Lawmakers Allow Scientists To Attempt 'DNA Transplants'

The British Parliament has voted to allow scientists to attempt to do "DNA transplants" on women's eggs to try to help them have healthy babies. Doctors want to do this to help families carrying devastating "mitochondrial diseases." But opponents question whether transferring DNA from healthy eggs into the eggs of women carrying these diseases is safe, and whether it would open the door to "designer babies."
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Pope Declares Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero A Martyr

The Archbishop was an outspoken voice against human rights abuses during the Salvadoran Civil war. He was killed while giving mass in 1980. The Pope's decree sets the stage for beatification.
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Not Just Monopoly Money: Some Games Ship With Real Cash In France

Only one Monopoly box will include the full jackpot — the equivalent of about $23,500. Hasbro says 79 others will include hundreds of euros mixed in with the game's colorful money.
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In First Photos Since August, Cuba's Fidel Castro Meets With Student Leader

They came just weeks after rumors surfaced yet again that the former Cuban president, now 88, had died.
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A Rise In The Civilian Death Toll As Ukraine Fighting Increases

At least eight civilians have been killed in the past 24 hours and 22 wounded in fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian troops in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk.
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You May Think You Can't Dance But Nepalis Will Make You Try

Our Peace Corps correspondent discovers that Nepal is a country where everyone dances all the time. And you have no choice but to bust a move.

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