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Reversal Of Fortune In CAR Has Muslims Fleeing For Their Lives

In the Central African Republic, Muslim rebels seized power last year and then lost it to Christian militias. France and other countries' peacekeeping troops are helping Muslims evacuate, as East Africa correspondent Gregory Warner tells NPR's Rachel Martin.
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Haiti's First Cardinal Remains A Priest Of The People

Haiti has its first inductee into the College of Cardinals. Haitian Bishop Chibly Langlois is one of 19 men chosen by Pope Francis for elevation. Seven of the new group hail from the Americas, the Caribbean and Africa.
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200 Trapped In Abandoned South African Gold Mine

Rescuers are trying to reach the people, who were discovered after screams were heard coming from a mine near Johannesburg. Illegal mining is common in the region.
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Martin Scorsese Takes Poland's Communist-Era Art Films On The Road

The filmmaker fell in love with Polish cinema in college, and the images have stayed with him ever since. "I close my eyes, I see them," he says. "They're very vivid, expressive, immediate." Scorsese's festival of 21 handpicked movies will travel to 30 American cities.
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How Most Anyone Can Find Photos Of Secret Government Sites

Just by searching online, researchers found the buildings where the North Korean military is believed to be building launchers for ballistic missiles. Google Earth and cheap satellite images make this kind of intelligence gathering possible for most anyone with an Internet connection.
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Life In Syria's Capital: A 'Bubble' Squeezed By Violence

In Damascus, tensions are high among the political elite. Reporter Anne Barnard tells NPR's Arun Rath that there's a lot to learn from life in the capital about the future of the Syrian state.
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U.S. Men's Hockey Team Triumphs Over Russia In Shootout Ending

The American and Russian men's ice hockey teams faced off at the Winter Olympics on Sunday, and it wasn't pretty. From Sochi, correspondent Robert Smith tells NPR's Scott Simon about the game that went into overtime.
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Soaking Sochi In Red And White, Canada Aims To Repeat 2010 Wins

At the Vancouver games, Canada won the most gold medals. Now fans are cheering on their teams in Russia: A moving, yelling, living, breathing mass of Canadian pride.
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U.S. Men's Ice Hockey Beats Russia In Preliminary Round

Team USA beat out their rivals in a heart-stopping sudden-death shootout as Russian President Vladimir Putin watched from the stands.
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Emotions Run High For Olympic U.S.-Russia Hockey Game

Among the highlights of the weekend at the Winter Olympics: The U.S. men's hockey team faces off with the Russians on Saturday. Ice and sparks are expected to fly.

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