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Around the Nation
6:18 am
Fri January 16, 2015

In Support Of Seattle's Seahawks, City Hall Bans Cheese

Originally published on Fri January 16, 2015 6:59 am

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Around the Nation
6:18 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Colts QB Andrew Luck Admits His Beard Is A Bad Look

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4:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Oscar Nominations Lack Diversity; 'Selma' Snubbed

Originally published on Sun January 18, 2015 9:59 pm

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4:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Economic Isolation Weighs On Iranians; Desire Nuclear Talks Resolved

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4:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Latest Judge's Ruling On BP Oil Spill Is Key To Upcoming Trial

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4:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

'Blackhat' Offers Fictionalized Version Of Cyberterrorism

Originally published on Fri January 16, 2015 6:59 am

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Business
6:44 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Too Many Glitter Bomb Orders Crash Website

Originally published on Thu January 15, 2015 7:07 am

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World
6:44 am
Thu January 15, 2015

No Hollywood Ending For 'Round-The-World Trip

Originally published on Thu January 15, 2015 7:07 am

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Middle East
4:12 am
Thu January 15, 2015

In Jordan, The Comic Book Superheroes Fight Extremism

Comic book creator Suleiman Bakhit says he found that many kids did not have heroes to look up to and sometimes gravitated to religious extremists. This frame is from his story about a Jordanian special forces hero.
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Originally published on Tue January 20, 2015 2:34 pm

We've been hearing a lot about cartoons for all the wrong reasons recently: the horrifying attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the divisive images, the threat of extremism. But one man in Jordan has been using comic book superheroes to try to bridge the divide and curb extremism.

His name is Suleiman Bakhit, and at a bar in Jordan's capital, Amman, he cracks open his laptop to show off some heroes. The artwork is sophisticated, vivid and influenced by Japanese comics.

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4:12 am
Thu January 15, 2015

In New Concert Hall, Paris Orchestra Honors Last Week's Terror Victims

Originally published on Thu January 15, 2015 7:07 am

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And, Renee, there is one change that has come to the neighborhood you were just talking about.

(SOUNDBITE OF GABRIEL FAURE SONG, "THE REQUIEM")

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