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Boko Haram Suspected In New Round Of Killing And Kidnapping

Boko Haram Suspected In New Round Of Killing And KidnappingThe latest killing and kidnapping occurred just 20 miles from where the Islamist extremist group kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls in April.

What The Change In U.S.-Cuba Relations Might Mean For Food

What The Change In U.S.-Cuba Relations Might Mean For FoodThe decision to normalize relations is driving all kinds of speculation about American food companies opening up shop in Cuba. But analysts say: Don't expect to see McDonald's there anytime soon.

‘Team America’ Is Benched: Won’t Return To Theaters, Reports Say

‘Team America’ Is Benched: Won’t Return To Theaters, Reports SayOne day after some U.S. theaters vowed to screen Team America: World Police in the place of The Interview, whose release was canceled, word has emerged that Team America has also been pulled.

New Cuba Policy Is Met With Cheers And Jeers On Both Sides Of The Aisle

Sen. Marco Rubio and other prominent Cuban-American lawmakers issued blistering rebukes of plans to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba.

As Pakistan Mourns, Prime Minister Removes Moratorium On Death Penalty

As Pakistan Mourns, Prime Minister Removes Moratorium On Death PenaltyThe country was starting to take stock of a Taliban attack on a school that killed 145 people. Most of them were children.

Black Holes And Our Cosmic Future

Black Holes And Our Cosmic FutureCommentator Marcelo Gleiser says that while he enjoys sci-fi speculation like most people, he also thinks there is a chance, in viewing recent films, to learn something about ourselves and our planet.

Google News Is Taken Offline In Spain, After A Call For Payments

In Spain, Google and other news aggregators would face steep fines if they publish headlines and abstracts without paying.

From Judges To Inmates, Finding The Human Casualties Of Mandatory Sentencing

From Judges To Inmates, Finding The Human Casualties Of Mandatory SentencingAmid the backdrop of debate inside Washington and across the country, an NPR series will focus on the human toll of the tough mandatory minimum prison terms for drug crimes.

Amid Threats By Hackers, Sony Allows Theaters To Drop ‘The Interview’

Amid Threats By Hackers, Sony Allows Theaters To Drop ‘The Interview’Sony is withdrawing James Franco and Seth Rogen from upcoming promotional appearances for The Interview and will let theaters to cancel showings of the film, following threats of attacks.

Supreme Court Refuses To Limit Abortion Drug’s Use

Supreme Court Refuses To Limit Abortion Drug’s UseAn Arizona law aiming to limit prescription of RU-486 to the first seven weeks of pregnancy was blocked by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. On Monday, Supreme Court justices let that stand.
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