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Muslim Identity In Europe
3:29 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Dresden Anti-Immigration Protests Cause Tension In Muslim Community

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 6:04 pm

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And I'm joined now by my colleague Audie Cornish, who's been reporting this week on Muslims in Western Europe. Audie, hi.

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Hey there, Melissa.

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Parallels
4:24 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

In France, Young Muslims Often Straddle Two Worlds

Ismael Medjdoub grew up in one of Paris' banlieues. He spends up to two hours a day commuting from his home in Tremblay en France to work and to school at the prestigious Sorbonne in Paris.
Bilal Qureshi NPR

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 9:40 am

The French, with their national motto of "liberty, equality, fraternity," are so against religious and ethnic divisions that the government doesn't even collect this kind of data on its citizens, but it's believed that nearly 40 percent of the country's 7 million Muslims live in and around Paris.

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Parallels
3:58 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Britain's Muslims Still Feel The Need To Explain Themselves

Members of the Muslim community leave the East London Mosque after prayers before the start of the holy month of Ramadan in June 2014. The mosque has an estimated 7,000 worshippers.
Rob Stothard Getty Images

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 4:48 pm

Jihadi John, runaway schoolgirls, no-go zones: the headlines are everywhere in Great Britain.

If you are Muslim in Britain, you can't get away from them. If you're Salman Farsi, you're often at the center of it.

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Europe
4:36 am
Mon March 2, 2015

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

Originally published on Mon March 2, 2015 7:15 am

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Code Switch
1:18 pm
Sat February 7, 2015

After Years In Lockdown, Rosa Parks' Papers Head To Library Of Congress

Rosa Parks, shown in Seattle in 1956, saved postcards from Martin Luther King Jr. and notes about carpooling during the Montgomery Bus Boycott. They're now being cataloged by the Library of Congress.
Gil Baker Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Rosa & Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development

Originally published on Fri February 20, 2015 2:02 pm

Archivists at the Library of Congress are hard at work cataloging the papers of Rosa Parks, received on loan recently after a legal battle kept them under lock and key for the past decade.

Among the collection are a receipt for a voting booth's poll tax, postcards from Martin Luther King Jr., a datebook with the names of volunteer carpool drivers who would help blacks get to work during the Montgomery Bus Boycott and thousands of other historic documents.

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U.S.
12:00 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

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

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 12:46 pm

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This is one of those questions that is perfect for a Congressional hearing, though not so perfect for the witness. The question is how a man managed to get so far onto the White House grounds.

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Business
3:32 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Apple Unveils New Payment System, iPhones, Smartwatch

Originally published on Tue September 9, 2014 5:00 pm

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5:51 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

These Kids Grew Up With The Woods As Their Only Classroom

The Hewitt family at home in Vermont.
Becky Lettenberger NPR

Originally published on Mon September 8, 2014 9:24 am

On a typical morning on Ben Hewitt's small farm in Cabot, Vt., he and his wife, Penny, and their two sons wake up early. But after doing the chores and eating breakfast, Fin, 12, and Rye, 9, don't have to run for the school bus.

Instead, they spend the morning reading Gary Paulsen tales, or they strap on pack baskets they wove themselves, carrying small knives at their belts, and head out to build shelters and forage in the woods.

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Health
3:10 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

American Ebola Patients Leave Atlanta Hospital Healthy

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 5:24 pm

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National Security
7:30 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

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

Originally published on Wed August 20, 2014 8:59 pm

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