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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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'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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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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DishTV's New Service Targets Cable Cord Cutters

DishTV is offering a new digital service for cord cutters — ESPN and a dozen other channels for just $20 a month. Does it lead to a cable-less future?
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Rewatching 'The Wire': Classic Crime Drama Seems Written For Today

As HBO releases the high-definition version of The Wire, NPR's Eric Deggans says that binge-watching the show feels more like reading today's headlines — especially on issues of race and class.

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'Times' Reporter James Risen Questioned In CIA Leak Case

After first refusing to answer questions at a pretrial hearing, James Risen agreed to answer some queries posed by government lawyers. They want to know who leaked information to Risen for his book.
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TV In 2015: Late-Night Shuffles, Big Goodbyes And More

The most important TV events coming in 2015 include new voices in late-night, big goodbyes, online platforms picking up old shows and, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says, more of everything.
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ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

The longtime host of SportsCenter was famous for his enthusiasm and the bevy of catchphrases he mined for his commentary.
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Egyptian Court Orders Retrial Of Al-Jazeera Journalists

The court tossed the men's convictions, but it did not order their release. It's unclear when a new trial would start.
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Fallout Continues For CBC In Wake Of Ghomeshi Sex Assault Scandal

The CBC's standing in Canadian society is under scrutiny and even attack in the wake of the sex assault scandal embroiling its former star host, Jian Ghomeshi.

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