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U.S. Governors Balk At Taking In Syrian Refugees

After last week's terrorist attacks in Paris, governors across the U.S. say they won't take Syrian refugees — citing the risk that terrorists could use the program to slip into the country.
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NATO Allies Grapple With Appropriate Response To Paris Attacks

Steve Inskeep talks to Mary Beth Long, former assistant secretary of Defense and current adviser to NATO, about the Islamic State's terror campaign, and the efforts underway to combat the threat.
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For Women, Income Inequality Continues Into Retirement

Lydia Smith, 87, is one of the 2.6 million women ages 65 and over living at or below the poverty line. Older women are more than twice as likely as men to live in poverty.
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Is There A Hierarchy Of The Importance Of Death In The News Business?

A day before the Paris attacks, two suicide bombers killed more than 40 people in a crowded commercial district of Beirut, Lebanon. Did the news media cover each story equally?
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Colorado Town Ponders Accepting Guantanamo Detainees

The White House will soon send Congress its proposal to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A Colorado town that hosts a federal and state prison debate taking in the detainees.
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Russian Officials Say Plane Crash Was A 'Terrorist Act'

All 224 passengers and crew were killed in last month's plane crash in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
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Advocate: States Can't Shut Doors On Refugees

Governors say they will refuse to let Syrian refugees settle in their states. Observers say states can't ban refugees, but efforts to reduce processing times for asylum seekers will be slowed.
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After The Paris Attacks, Some Stories Weren't True

Big events like the terror attacks always lead to several incorrect headlines.
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American Police Learn Conflicting Lessons Of Terrorist Attacks

The Columbine shootings taught police to get in quickly and disrupt the attack. Multi-site attacks like Paris and Mumbai require a step back, to get the wider picture and best use of resources.
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After Paris Attacks, Encrypted Communication Is Back In Spotlight

Security officials say the Paris attacks are an example why law enforcement needs to access encrypted data. Privacy advocates and the tech industry say such "back doors" are not the best solution.

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