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France Observes Moment Of Silence For 'Charlie Hebdo' Victims

Many in France marked the deadly assault yesterday on the offices of a satirical magazine by observing a minute of silence for the journalists and police killed by suspected Islamist extremists.

Paris Attack Demonstrates Perils Of Free Speech

Renee Montagne talks to Joel Simon executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists about how it is no longer just going to a war zone that puts a journalist's life at risk.

'Charlie Hebdo' Laughed In The Face Of Violence; Will Future Satirists?

The French magazine responded to a 2011 firebombing of its offices with a cover that showed a Muslim and an editor making out. Its lead editor, described by a peer as fearless, was killed Wednesday.

Judge Maintains Gag Order In Coal Mine Disaster Trial

The federal judge rejected motions by NPR and other news organizations to allow lawyers and others involved to talk about the case. The judge has also restricted access to court documents.

Kirby Delauter, Who Didn't Want His Name In A News Story, Apologizes

The Frederick County, Md., council member was the subject of a tongue-in-cheek editorial by the Frederick News-Post after he said the newspaper couldn't use his name in a story without permission.

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.

'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.

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.

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?

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.