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Watch: In Dubai, The Coolest New Year's Eve Spectacle?

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The city already known for its extravagance upped the ante by lighting up the world's tallest building with 70,000 panels of LED bulbs.

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Egyptian Court Orders Retrial Of Al-Jazeera Journalists

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The court tossed the men's convictions, but it did not order their release. It's unclear when a new trial would start.

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Governor To Commute Sentences Of Maryland's Remaining Death Row Inmates

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Martin O'Malley said it didn't make sense to allow the issue play out in the judiciary when the Legislature already had decided to outlaw the death penalty.

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Happy New Year! Now, Look Back At The Most Popular Stories Of 2014

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Beauty queens and baseball videos, as well as hard news on Ebola and the Michael Brown case in Ferguson were the stories of biggest interest to NPR.org visitors. There were also cats, of course.

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Cuban Authorities Detain Artist, Dissidents, Thwarting Performance

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Cuban artist Tania Bruguera asked people to use a microphone to outline their vision of the country. Bruguera, however, was detained before the performance even started.

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U.S. Transfers 5 Guantanamo Detainees To Kazakhstan

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The transfer is part of a plan to close the detention facility in Cuba. The Pentagon says there are still 127 detainees at Guantanamo.

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Former President George H.W. Bush Is Released From Hospital

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Bush was taken to a hospital in Houston a week ago after he experienced shortness of breath. He is now resting at home.

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Report: Number Of Police Officers Killed Spikes In 2014

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

In total, 126 officers were killed in 2014, a 24 percent increase from the 102 killed in 2013. The report also found that "ambush-style" attacks increased.

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Rep. Scalise: Speech At White Supremacist Gathering 'A Mistake I Regret'

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The House majority whip said the group was one of many he spoke to in 2002 in efforts to build support for legislation. But, he said, he opposed the group's "racial and religious" views.

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AirAsia Crash: Rescue Crews Pull Bodies, Find Plane Wreckage In Java Sea

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

An Indonesian navy spokesman told reporters a ship had recovered dozens of bodies. AirAsia said Indonesia had confirmed the wreckage was that of the Airbus carrying 162 people.

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New York City Mayor De Blasio Heckled At Police Graduation Ceremony

Monday, December 29, 2014

Bill de Blasio and his city's police department have been at odds over the mayor's words about the Eric Garner grand jury decision.

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2 Los Angeles Police Officers Attacked By Gunmen

Monday, December 29, 2014

Authorities say two suspects fired at a patrol car with a rifle. Both officers survived without injuries. One suspect was arrested.

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Still No Signs Of Missing AirAsia Airplane As Indonesia Seeks U.S. Help

Monday, December 29, 2014

As the search for the missing airliner entered its second day, Indonesia's vice president said he feared the worst. Authorities said, the search are would be expanded on Tuesday.

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At Least 10 Dead After Ferry Fire Off Greek Coast

Monday, December 29, 2014

Monday morning, rescue crews finished airlifting survivors to safety. Video from a coast guard helicopter showed a black plume of smoke billowing from the vessel.

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Obama Says Sony Should Not Have Pulled Film Over Threats

Friday, December 19, 2014

"That's not what America's about," the president said in a news conference, calling the cancellation of The Interview's release a "mistake." The FBI has accused North Korea of being behind the attack.

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FIFA Votes To Release At Least Some Of The Controversial World Cup Report

Friday, December 19, 2014

Soccer's governing body also announced that it would not revisit the bidding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, because there were no legal grounds to do so.

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To Finish Up Year, Obama Will Hold A Press Conference

Friday, December 19, 2014

President Obama has a lot to talk about: From the recent protests in Ferguson to thawing relations with Cuba and Iran. Obama may also be asked about the cyber attack on Sony.

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What's Next For Cuba? The Headlines That Tell The Story

Friday, December 19, 2014

The State Department says a delegation of diplomats will visit the island next month. The formal restoration of diplomatic ties is expected to be as easy as the two countries writing each other notes.

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2014 Saw Fewest Executions In 20 Years, Report Finds

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Death Penalty Information Center, which opposes capital punishment, says executions dropped in part because some states had issues with their lethal injections.

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Putin: Sanctions, Falling Oil Prices Causing Ruble's Tumble

Thursday, December 18, 2014

In a year-end news conference, the Russian president said the worst-case scenario for his country's economy would involve two more years of unease.

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