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In France, Young Muslims Often Straddle Two Worlds

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

An estimated 40 percent of France's 7 million Muslims live in and around Paris, many of them in the poor suburbs. It's hard to escape the banlieues, even for those who work or attend school elsewhere.

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Britain's Muslims Still Feel The Need To Explain Themselves

Monday, March 02, 2015

Many young Muslims say they feel part of their communities in Britain but have to deal with a range of misconceptions.

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What It's Like To Be Young And Muslim In Europe

Monday, March 02, 2015

Members of the Muslim minority communities In Britain, France and Germany discuss their feelings about how they fit into the culture of the countries in which they reside.

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Quiz Time! Take A Guess At These Presidential Tech Firsts

Monday, February 16, 2015

On Presidents Day, we consider some presidential firsts when it comes to new technologies. Play along: Who was the first president to have a telephone? How about the first to ride on a steamboat?

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Remembering The Man Who Spent Two Decades As Mayor

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Audie Cornish remembers former Boston mayor Tom Menino, who died Thursday.

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Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Going into Julia Pierson's hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday, President Obama has expressed confidence in her and the agency she leads. Will that change?

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Obama's ISIS Plan A 'Sunni Awakening: Part Two'

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Obama administration's strategy for combating the Islamic State relies on ground forces provided by Iraq and Syria because the White House says it will not send U.S. combat troops. In Iraq, that means trying to win back Sunnis in areas where the group controls territory. Something similar happened during the Iraq war: it was called the Sunni Awakening.

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Congress Generally Supportive Of Action Against ISIS

Thursday, September 11, 2014

President Obama's request for congressional authorization to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State militants has thrown a wrench into what was supposed to have been a quiet two weeks on Capitol Hill.

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Economy, Social Isolation May Be Driving Up Suicide Rates In Boomer Men

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Suicide rates among middle-aged men in America have shown a sudden, distressing increase in the last decade.

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This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

A new study suggests that learning to play a musical instrument helps improve the brain's ability to process language. That means music lessons could give kids from low-income communities a big boost.

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Apple Unveils New Payment System, iPhones, Smartwatch

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

On Tuesday afternoon, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the iPhone 6, a slightly larger iPhone 6 Plus, a mobile payment system and a new smartwatch.

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These Kids Grew Up With The Woods As Their Only Classroom

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Ben Hewitt's sons do not follow standardized curriculum; there are no tests or grades. He is a member of the "unschooling" movement.

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Gridiron Tech Tags Players, Delving Deeper Into The Game's Data

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Something new is coming to the NFL this year: high-tech tracking devices on players. In some stadiums, they'll give teams and TV audiences real-time readouts of player movements. They'll also give coaches tons of data to fine-tune their game plans.

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Shark Encounter Wasn't 'Jaws,' Exactly — But It Was Still Jarring

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Two Massachusetts girls were knocked into the water by a shark while kayaking near Plymouth. After half an hour in the ocean, they were finally picked up by the harbor master.

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American Ebola Patients Leave Atlanta Hospital Healthy

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Two U.S. missionaries who caught the Ebola virus in Liberia have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital after fully recovering. They were the first known Ebola patients flown to the U.S. for treatment. Both received an experimental drug called ZMapp, but it remains unclear what role that treatment played in their recovery.

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Senate Control May Swing On North Carolina's Unpopularity Contest

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan wants voters to punish her GOP challenger Thom Tillis, the speaker of the state House, for unpopular laws. Tillis wants to aim anger toward the president at Hagan.

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One Woman's 'Pay It Forward' Moment Inspires 11 Hours Of Kindness

Thursday, August 21, 2014

At a drive-through Starbucks in St. Petersburg, Fla., a chain of generosity included hundreds of customers.

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U.S. Reveals Failed Special Forces Mission To Rescue Hostages

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Obama administration's admission comes on the heels of the release of a video by the militant group known as the Islamic State, which depicts the killing of American journalist James Foley.

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Supreme Court Steps In To Put Hold On Va. Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Supreme Court has stayed a Virginia court's ruling which ended the state's ban on same-sex marriages.

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Simin Behbahani, 'Lioness Of Iran,' Dies At 87

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Iranian poet and women's rights advocate Simin Behbahani has died. Her work probed the social and political challenges that faced Iran after its Islamic Revolution. She was 87.

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