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7 Decades On, Israel Still Seeks Resolutions For 'Holocaust Art'

Sat, 2015-01-10 03:49

The Nazis seized up to 600,000 works of art and much of it has never been returned to its rightful heirs, assuming their are any. Some of the art has ended up in Israel, creating complicated issues.

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Courted By The U.S. And Russia, Uzbekistan Ignores Critics

Sat, 2015-01-10 03:49

Uzbekistan has been a key partner for the U.S. in the Afghan war. Now that the U.S. role in that war is winding down, will Uzbekistan's poor human rights record become more of an issue?

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Why You're Not Seeing Those 'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoons

Sat, 2015-01-10 03:49

News organizations, including NPR, support the satirical magazine's right to be offensive. But mainstream news outlets also avoid publishing such material.

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'Selma' Backlash Misses The Point

Sat, 2015-01-10 03:03

Historian Peniel Joseph says Selma is the first major film about civil rights history that properly honors the contributions of the movement's African-American foot soldiers.

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In Vegas, Intel Makes A Big Bet On Wearables

Sat, 2015-01-10 02:20

Chipmaker Intel made Silicon Valley possible. But now the company is searching for a new identity — and business stream. As consumers abandon PCs, the CEO is looking toward an untested area.

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In Vegas, Intel Hopes A Smart Idea Takes Flight

Sat, 2015-01-10 02:20

Chipmaker Intel made Silicon Valley possible. But now the company is searching for a new identity — and business stream. As consumers abandon PCs, the CEO is looking toward an untested area.

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SpaceX Launches Rocket But Misses The Landing

Sat, 2015-01-10 02:14

SpaceX pulled off another launch of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday, but its revolutionary attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean barge fared less well.

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SpaceX Lauches Rocket But Misses The Landing

Sat, 2015-01-10 02:14

SpaceX pulled off another launch of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday, but its revolutionary attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean barge fared less well.

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Back In D.C. From The Ebola Hot Zone, I Broke Out In A Fever

Sat, 2015-01-10 01:52

An NPR producer found out firsthand what happens when a returnee from Liberia registers a temperature and must contact the U.S. health bureaucracy.

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Rescuers Recover The Tail Of Crashed AirAsia Plane

Sat, 2015-01-10 00:20

It was not immediately clear whether the black box recorders were still inside the tail or had detached when the Airbus A320 plummeted into the Java Sea on Dec. 28., killing all 162 people on board.

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Massive Pile-Up Snares 123 Cars On Michigan Interstate

Fri, 2015-01-09 17:26

One fatality was reported, from a scene a witness calls "unreal." Several semis were involved, including one carrying fireworks; video footage shows billowing flames and a barrage of explosions.

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French Woman Believed To Be Gunmen's Associate Is Still At Large

Fri, 2015-01-09 16:26

French officials are searching for Hayat Boumeddiene, whom they say was involved in the killing of a policewoman in Paris on Thursday and possibly a later hostage-taking.

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Retired Gen. Petraeus Should Face Charges, Prosecutors Say

Fri, 2015-01-09 15:03

Attorney General Eric Holder must now decide whether to pursue charges against the former head of the CIA over a leak of classified documents.

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Palpable Relief On Parisian Streets After Hostage Crises End

Fri, 2015-01-09 14:15

A Paris neighborhood found itself at the center of a violent stand-off on Friday, with shoppers taken hostage at a local supermarket

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Vatican Committee Reportedly Declares Slain Archbishop A Martyr

Fri, 2015-01-09 13:35

Oscar Romero, was gunned down in 1980 after he denounced a crackdown by El Salvador's junta on its left-wing opponents at the start of a 13-year civil war.

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Concern Over The Future Of 36 Released Cuban Dissidents

Fri, 2015-01-09 13:30

Activists are concerned over the future of prisoners reportedly let to by the government. Rights groups say officials attached conditions to the dissidents' freedom.

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Nebraska Ruling On Pipeline Could Be A Blow To TransCanada

Fri, 2015-01-09 13:22

The Senate is set to vote on the Keystone XL pipeline although President Obama has vowed to veto it. What does Nebraska's Supreme Court ruling allowing the pipeline to proceed mean for those involved?

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Paris Attack Suspects Would Have Been Hard To Track

Fri, 2015-01-09 13:11

Robert Siegel talks to Paris-based terrorism and security expert Jean-Charles Brisard about the terrorist cell in France known as the Buttes-Chaumont network.

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Massachusetts Will Limit Practice Of Restraint And Seclusion In Schools

Fri, 2015-01-09 13:08

Massachusetts is one of a growing number of states that are putting new restrictions on the practice of restraining and secluding public school students.

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New York Police Commissioner Confirms Work Slowdown By Officers

Fri, 2015-01-09 12:54

But William Bratton tells NPR the issue was being corrected. The death of Eric Garner in police custody and the subsequent slaying of two New York City police officers has created a tense atmosphere.

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