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Republicans In Congress Call For Pause In Refugee Resettlement

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, Republicans in Congress are seeking action limiting President Obama's plan to resettle Syrian refugees in the United States.
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French, Belgian Authorities Continue Manhunt For Key Suspects In Paris Attacks

Authorities in France and Belgium continue their hunt for clues as they investigate the deadly Friday the 13th attack in Paris. NPR has the latest on why Belgium has become a nexus for extremism and weapons, why heightened security following the January attack didn't prevent Friday's attacks, and how ISIS evolved to become such a threat to the West.
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4 Things To Know About The Vetting Process For Syrian Refugees

The Paris attacks have ignited a debate over whether Syrian refugees should be allowed into the U.S. Refugees are vetted by various agencies, but several state officials have cited security concerns.
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Once A Hard Sell, Wal-Mart's Patti LaBelle Pies Fly Off Shelves

The sweet potato pie, sold in boxes bearing LaBelle's face, was a ho-hum seller until a video singing its praises went viral last week. Why pie fever? Partly, it's about celebrating black culture.
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The Philippines Requests U.S. Support Amid Ongoing Dispute With China

The Philippines is ill-prepared to deal with an expansionist China and is hoping the U.S. will help protect its interests in the region.
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Top Silicon Valley High Schools Respond To Rising Suicide Rate

At two top-tier high schools in Palo Alto, Calif., the suicide rate is four times higher than the national average over the last 10 years. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Hanna Rosin, who's reported for The Atlantic, on what might be behind the trend and how the schools are responding.
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Wanted: Speakers Of Mayan Languages, Many Of Them

As immigration to the U.S. shifts from Mexico to Central America, more Mayan speakers find themselves stuck without translators in the court system.

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Will The Paris Attacks Affect Fundraising For Syrian Refugees?

After years of struggling for donations, aid groups were seeing record responses. Then came Paris.
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America's Test Kitchen Founder Chris Kimball Leaves Show

Wearing his trademark bow tie and round spectacles, Chris Kimball has hosted 15 seasons of America's Test Kitchen, one of public television's most popular programs.
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Sources Say Obama Could Name First Female Combatant Commander

President Barack Obama could be close to nominating the first-ever woman to become the head of a military combatant command, Pentagon sources tell NPR.

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