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Architect Of Paris Attacks Was Killed In Raid, French Authorities Say

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The suspected architect of the Paris attacks was killed during a violent police raid conducted by French authorities in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis on Wednesday, French authorities say.

Abdelhamid Abaaoud was a Belgian national in his late 20s. Authorities believe that Abaaoud was close to Islamic State leader ...

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Russia Says It's Planning Joint Anti-ISIS Operations With France

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

When the French nuclear aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle reaches its position near Syria's coast, it will find what until recently might have seemed an unlikely ally: a Russian guided missile cruiser. A U.S. official says Russia is newly receptive to cooperation in Syria.

"Under the Russian president's decree, the ...

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Islamic State Publishes Photo Of Bomb It Says Brought Down Russian Plane

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

In its monthly propaganda magazine, Dabiq, the Islamic State published what it says is a photo of the bomb that brought down a Russian airliner.

The picture calls the bomb — packed inside a soda can — an improvised explosive device.

From Cairo, NPR's Leila Fadel filed this report with ...

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Live Blog: Siege In Paris Ends With At Least 2 Dead, 8 Suspects Arrested

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

A huge and violent police operation in the Saint-Denis suburb of Paris is over. At least two people are dead and eight people were arrested, in an operation that authorities say stopped a terrorist cell that could have attacked again.

According to François Molins, chief prosecutor of France, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, ...

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WATCH: A French Father Tries To Explain The Attacks To His Young Son

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Sometimes as a parent, it's hard to explain a cruel world to our children.

And sometimes, we see examples of a parent doing it exceptionally well despite some very tough circumstances.

Le Petit Journal, a show on the Canal+ network, captured a moment like that at the makeshift memorial in ...

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Vladimir Putin Says He Welcomes A Change In Relations With 'Partners'

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Following a meeting of the Group of 20 in Turkey, Russian president Vladimir Putin signaled that his country's isolation from the West may soon be a thing of the past.

Putin said Russia had proposed cooperating with the United States and others in the fight against terrorism, but that the ...

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Latest On Paris Attacks: Police Search For A New Suspect, Say There Could Be More

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

On the final day of national mourning, Paris is still trying to regain a sense of normalcy, after a series of coordinated terrorist attacks Friday left 129 people dead.

It's hard, NPR's David Greene reports. For example, he met 23-year-old Anne Sophie Pratta, who was making her way back to ...

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WATCH: Obama Holds Press Conference, Hollande Addresses Parliament

Monday, November 16, 2015

President Obama is in Turkey for a meeting of the G20 and and held news conference. François Hollande spoke to a joint session of his parliament at the Palace of Versailles.

Via the White House, here's a live video of Obama's press conference:

Via France 24, here's Hollande's speech:

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Paris Attacks Live Updates: French Authorities Identify Key Players

Monday, November 16, 2015

French authorities have zeroed in on two men they believe were responsible for planning and launching the terrorist attacks in Paris that left at least 129 people dead.

Citing two sources close to the investigation in Paris, NPR's Dina Temple-Raston reports that officials believe Salim Benghalem, a French national who ...

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The Paris Attacks: Portraits Of Some Of The Victims

Sunday, November 15, 2015

In France, today, it was a day of remembrance. Thousands dropped off flowers and lit candles near the places where terrorists killed 129 people in six coordinated attacks.

All the names of those victims have not yet been released by authorities. But here are a few portraits of some of ...

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The Paris Attacks: What We Know Right Now

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Updated 4:25 a.m. ET Monday:

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls tells French radio RTL that there have been more than 150 raids throughout the night in France. More are expected.

Sunday's post:

As France observed its first of three days of national mourning, police said they were looking for a ...

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The Second Democratic Debate In 100 Words (And Two Video Clips)

Saturday, November 14, 2015

The second Democratic debate was a subdued affair, where even the slights felt polite. Sanders and O'Malley attacked Clinton's — and by extension the Obama administration's — record on foreign policy but when it came time to talk about how to fight the Islamic State, the separation felt a matter ...

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds California's Deliberative Death Penalty Process

Thursday, November 12, 2015

A federal appeals court has upheld California's deliberative death penalty, which keeps prisoners on death row for decades.

Last year, a federal judge ruled that the long and dysfunctional process violated the constitutional prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment.

As we reported at the time:

"[U.S. ...

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Amid Student Protests, Ithaca Faculty Will Hold Confidence Vote On President

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Updated at 4:30 p.m. ET

Just days after the University of Missouri's chancellor and the system president resigned under pressure from students, another college leader is facing a crucial moment.

Students of color at Ithaca College in New York have been protesting a series of racially charged events. Taking on ...

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Kurdish Forces In Iraq Begin Offensive Against Islamic State In Sinjar

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Kurdish forces in Iraq have begun an offensive to try to take back the town of Sinjar from the Islamic State.

NPR's Alison Meuse reports that the 7,000 or so Kurdish fighters are expecting the town to be heavily mined. She filed this report for our Newscast unit:

"A ...

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It Came Up In The Debate: Here Are 3 Things To Know About 'Operation Wetback'

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Tuesday night, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump doubled down on his plan to deport the nearly 11 million immigrants illegally in the U.S.

As an example that it could be done, Trump brought up a program instituted by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 9, 1954.

Trump said Eisenhower ...

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Mizzou Professor Who Confronted Photojournalist Quits Journalism Appointment

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

A University of Missouri professor who is seen in a video requesting "muscle" to kick out a journalist from the scene of a protest has given up her journalism appointment.

Melissa Click, an assistant professor in the department of communication, resigned her "courtesy appointment" with the prestigious School of ...

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Police Arrest 19-Year-Old Suspected Of Threatening Black Students At Missouri

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Less than two days after students at the University of Missouri successfully forced the resignation of the school's chancellor and the university system president, police say they have arrested a 19-year-old suspected of issuing threats against black students.

University of Missouri Police say they arrested Hunter M. Park, who is ...

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The Fourth Republican Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Video Clips)

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The fourth Republican debate was a substantive affair that revealed real fractures within the party on big issues. On immigration, Jeb Bush went after Donald Trump, saying that to win, the GOP needs "practical" policies. Rand Paul challenged Marco Rubio on added government spending, asking, "Can you be a conservative ...

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WATCH: On The Missouri Campus, A Clash Of 2 First Amendment Protections

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

When two rights that this country holds as fundamental come into conflict, it makes for complex drama.

That's what happened yesterday on the campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia: Student activists, who had just succeeded in their quest to oust the system president, tried to stop Tim ...

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