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Attacks On Paris Wound City's Tourism Industry

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 4:07am

The terrorist attacks in Paris have led many to cancel plans to visit or study in the city. Local business owners hope it's only a temporary blip.

Pew Research Poll: Americans Still Lack Trust In U.S. Government

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 4:07am

The Pew Research Center has data showing that trust in government remains at historically low levels. Yet, majorities also say they want the U.S. government to play a major role in fighting terrorism.

Prospect Park Mayor Disagrees With N.J. Gov. Christie Over Syrian Refugees

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 4:07am

The mayor Of Prospect Park is speaking out against Gov. Chris Christie's plans to block Syrian refugees from resettling in the state. Steve Inskeep talks to Mohamed Khairullah, a Syrian American.

Minneapolis Protesters Keep Up Pressure After Black Man Is Killed By Police

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 4:07am

Justice Department lawyers are in Minneapolis where demonstrations over the police killing of a young African-American man have entered a second week. They're conducting a civil rights investigation, and are expected to discuss the possible release of video that may show the shooting.

Obama Administration Urged To Do More After ISIS Terror Attacks

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 4:07am

With four major terrorist events in the past month, the Obama administration is under increasing pressure to bring more U.S. military might into the fight against ISIS and other terror organizations.

PBS To Air Eddie Murphy Receiving The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 4:07am

The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor went to comedian Eddie Murphy this year. Monday night, PBS will air Murphy's first jokes for an audience in 28 years, delivered during his acceptance speech.

President-Elect Promises A New Future For Argentina

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 4:07am

President-elect Mauricio Macri says it's a new era for Argentina. Those who voted against him worry he will take them back to the years of financial crisis.

Crimea Loses Electricity After Power Lines Are Blown Up

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 4:07am

Explosions on tower pylons in Ukraine knocked out power to much of Crimea. Crimea receives most of its power from Ukraine. The incident highlights the volatile atmosphere between Russia and Ukraine.

U.S. Resettlement Of Refugees Varies From Europe's Model

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 4:07am

U.S. agencies say they'll continue to welcome refugees from all over the world, including Syria and Iraq. There are nine major resettlement agencies that work closely with the State Department.

Belgium Remains At Heightened Terror Alert

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 4:07am

Concern about a terrorist attack continues in Brussels where authorities have launched a series of security sweeps aimed at heading off what authorities call "a serious and imminent" terrorist threat.

'My Goal Is To Not Be Bored By What I Do': Itzhak Perlman At 70

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 3:53am

Once a kid with polio from Tel Aviv who hated practicing his instrument, the master violinist says he's still learning, even as he prepares to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Targeted By ISIS, These Yazidis Refused To Leave Their Beloved Mountain

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 3:53am

Yazidis who refused to flee after ISIS took their villages survived on wild plants and tomato paste through a bitterly cold winter on the slopes of a mountain they consider miraculous.

Gratitude Is Good For The Soul And It Helps The Heart, Too

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 2:55am

This Thursday, people all over the country will sit around the dinner table discussing what they're thankful for. And being grateful may also reduce the risk of heart disease.

Argentine President-Elect Promises Change But Faces Challenges

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 12:54am

President-elect Mauricio Macri's promises resonated with voters, carrying him to a historic win that ended 12 years of often-conflictive rule by President Cristina Fernandez and her late husband.

Police: Shootout In New Orleans Wounds 16

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 12:32am

Hundreds of people were gathered at a New Orleans playground for a block party and music video shoot when two groups in the crowd opened fire on each other, police said.

Coppersmiths In Turkey Embrace Their Dying Art

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 7:15pm

In the Black Sea city of Trabzon, old market streets still ring out with the sound of coppersmiths hammering their wares. But this age-old art is fading, as more customers now favor modern cookware.

CNN Will Air Documentary on Sexual Assault, Despite Legal Threats

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 6:07pm

Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston says he'll sue if the network airs the controversial documentary The Hunting Ground, which features assault allegations against him. It airs Sunday night.

In A City With Strong Ties To Syria, Refugee Crisis Stirs Debate

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 4:23pm

Syrians have been putting down roots in Allentown, Pa., for a century. The city's mayor is happy to have Syrian refugees fleeing the current conflict join his community — but not all residents agree.

'Pandemic' Board Game Proves Infectious

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 4:07pm

When the post-Thanksgiving dinner board games come out, one Word You'll Hear could be: Pandemic Legacy. That's a hot new board game where players team up to contain epidemics worldwide. Designer Rob Daviau talks about why Pandemic Legacy has become so popular since its October release.

Argentines Head To Polls To Decide Presidential Run-Off

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 4:07pm

Argentines voted Sunday in what they are calling the vote of the generation. This is Argentina's first run-off presidential election between two well-known candidates.




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