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Did Editorials Influence Obama's Decision To Normalize Relations With Cuba?

The New York Times' Ernesto Londono wrote editorials urging Obama to end the embargo. He tells of the changes he saw when he visited Cuba last month and how he sees the new relationship evolving.
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United In Grief, Cartoonists Show Solidarity With 'Charlie Hebdo'

From France to Australia, India and the U.S., cartoonists around the world paid tribute to their colleagues at the French magazine that was attacked today.
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A Magazine Staff Is Slaughtered, A French Nightmare Is Realized

The satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo kept taking jabs at Islamic radicals despite a 2011 firebombing that destroyed its office.

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For 'Charlie Hebdo,' A History Defined By Humor, Controversy — And Cartoons

Renee Montagne talks to NPR's David Folkenflik about the provocative editorial stance adopted by the French satirical magazine, which was attacked by gunmen this morning in Paris.
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AirAsia Flight's Tail Spotted In The Java Sea, Official Says

It might offer clues to why the flight crashed on Dec. 28 with more than 162 people on board. An aircraft's black boxes — the flight data and cockpit voice recorders — are located in its tail.
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Between Speech And Religion, Freedoms Often Spell Friction

Renee Montagne speaks with Suzanne Nossel, executive director for PEN American Center, to discuss how issues of free speech and religious freedom can clash.
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'Charlie Hebdo,' A Magazine Of Satire, Mocks Politics, Religion

The publication that was the target of a deadly attack is part of a long tradition of French satire dating to the days before the French Revolution.
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Education Plan: Sell Goat, Ride Bus 300 Miles, Sneak Into Prez's House

Getting into high school was a long, strange journey for 11-year-old Ugandan orphan James Arinaitwe. It started when his grandmother sold the family goat to pay for shoes and a bus ticket.
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Gunmen Storm Satirical Magazine's Office In Paris

At least 12 people were killed in what French President Francois Hollande said was a "terrorist operation" against the publication Charlie Hebdo.
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At Least 12 Dead In Shooting At Satirical Publication's Office In Paris

President Francois Hollande said this was a "terrorist operation." Back in 2011, Charlie Hebdo printed a drawing of the Prophet Muhammad. Its office was burned by a firebomb attack.

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