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In Univision Forum, Romney Reaches Out To Latinos

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney took part in a forum on the Spanish-language television network Thursday night in Miami. He's also hosting a rally for Latino supporters in Miami. NPR's Scott Horsley tells Audie Cornish about the night.

Justice Department Watchdog Blasts 'Fast And Furious' Operation

Rather than faulting Attorney General Eric Holder, the inspector general's report on the botched gun-trafficking operation places some blame on his chief of staff and a deputy.

Held Dear In U.S., Free Speech Perplexing Abroad

Protesters in the Middle East and North Africa have demanded an apology from the U.S. government over a video that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad. While even highly offensive speech is protected by U.S. law, that level of protection is quite unique, even among many Western countries.

FAMU Adjusts To Games Without Marching Band

For the first time in decades, the historically black college played its first home game of the season without its famous Marching 100 band. The band was suspended for the year after drum major Robert Champion died as a result of a hazing incident last November.

Why Does China Want A Mural In Oregon Destroyed?

This summer, a businessman in an Oregon college town commissioned a huge mural depicting a Tibetan monk setting himself on fire. Soon after the mural went up, the Chinese consulate in San Francisco sent a letter to the city's mayor insisting it be removed before it "tainted" U.S.-China relations.

China Offers Glimpse Of Another New Stealth Fighter

The leaked photos came just before a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Last year, the Chinese tested a stealth plane while the previous defense secretary, Robert Gates, was visiting. The moves are seen as an attempt by the Chinese to show off their rapidly expanding military technology.

Chicago Goes Back To School For A Second Time

The union rank and file still must vote on whether to accept the contract hammered out between union leaders and city officials. And both sides will have some hard work ahead to repair the bad blood that erupted during the walkout.