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Legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline is the latest Senate Bill 1. President Obama has vowed to veto it.
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:26

The prestige of being S-1, like the Keystone XL legislation, conveys a sense of priority and urgency. But the history of past bills designated as such is rather mixed.

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:22

Renee Montagne speaks with Sylvie Rottman, senior producer at France 24, for the latest on the mood of the French people, who have been rocked by the shooting at the Charlie Hebdo offices.

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:12

Steve Inskeep talks with Chris O'Brien of the Los Angeles Times to focus on just one of the standoffs now unfolding in France — the one at the building of a printing company northeast of Paris.

Older people were less inclined to share anonymized health data, an NPR-Truven Health Analytics poll found.
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 09:38

The topics for study didn't matter much to people who said they were willing to share. Every category — ranging from safety issues to health costs — scored at least 90 percent in the NPR poll.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of committing war crimes against the Palestinians. The Palestinians have joined the International Criminal Court, a move that has angered Israel and is unlikely to lead to any prosecutions in the near term.
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 09:17

Palestinians have joined the court, hoping for war crimes investigations against Israel. This presents a challenge for the ICC, which has had its share of setbacks.

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 09:13

The split decision allows the controversial project to proceed. The U.S. House of Representatives could vote as early as today on a bill to approve the pipeline.

Sri Lanka's incoming President Maithripala Sirisena waves to supporters as he leaves the election secretariat in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Friday. Sirisena defeated long-time President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 09:06

Mahinda Rajapaksa, who presided over the end of the island-nation's long and brutal civil war, lost to a former ally and Cabinet minister, Maithripala Sirisena.

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 08:48

Steve Inskeep speaks with Robert McFadden, a senior vice president of the Soufan Group and a 30-year veteran of U.S. law enforcement, for details on the security situation in and around Paris.

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 08:42

Vivienne Walt, a Time magazine reporter based in Paris, offers the latest on the events involving the suspects in Wednesday's shooting at the offices of satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.

Former student Nathaniel Simmons operates a crane during a day of training at Georgia College of Construction. The Department of Labor says construction was one of several sectors that showed job gains in December.
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 08:06

December's job growth caps a 2014 that saw the most jobs added to the economy since 1999.

Armed security forces fly overhead in a military helicopter in Dammartin-en-Goele, northeast of Paris, on Friday.
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 06:03

Police were focused on an industrial zone northwest of Paris, where the suspects may be holed up. The men are believed to be involved in the shooting death of 12 people at a satirical magazine.

Kaylin Wainwright (center) works with student Natnael Gebremariam (left) during a GED preparation class in Washington, D.C. Seated at right is student Sibusiso Kunene.
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 02:26

The new GED is more expensive, computer-based and tougher. As a result some states are embracing alternative tests, and the number of GEDs awarded last year fell.

President Obama speaks at a Ford assembly plant on Wednesday in Wayne, Mich., about the resurgent automotive and manufacturing sector.
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 02:25

President Obama is on the road as part of his effort to jump-start his 2015 agenda. Today he's in Tennessee, talking about higher education.

Grammy-winning gospel singer Andrae Crouch sings during a Sept. 1996 service at  Christ Memorial Church in Pacoima, Calif. Crouch followed his father, who founded the church in 1951, and brother, who died in April 1996, to became the pastor at the church. He eventually shared the position with his twin sister, Sandra.
Thu, 01/08/2015 - 22:11

Crouch wrote songs for Elvis Presley, sang backup on Michael Jackson tracks, led the choir for Madonna's "Like A Prayer," and was nominated for an Oscar after composing music for "The Color Purple."

As a tribute for the victims of Wednesday's attack on the French satirical magazine <em>Charlie Hebdo </em>the lights of the Eiffel Tower were turned off for five minutes at 8 p.m. local time on Thursday. French authorities are searching for two brothers suspected in the attack.
Thu, 01/08/2015 - 20:53

Thursday was a national day of mourning in France, even as a force some 88,000-strong provided sought two men suspected of killing 12 people at a satirical magazine's office in Paris.

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