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November 25, 2015 Comment

Turkey, Russia Promise Not To Go To War Over Downing Of Russian Fighter Jet

Tensions are still running high and questions remain about what the fallout might look like, after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet.

November 25, 2015 Comment

After Paris Attacks, Protests At Upcoming Climate Talks Curtailed

The negotiations will go on as planned, but authorities have banned public demonstrations in hard-to-secure outdoor spaces.

November 25, 2015 Comment

A Muslim Parliamentarian’s View On Fighting Terrorists

Syed Kamall, a member of the European Parliament, discusses what should be done following the Paris attacks.

November 24, 2015 2 Comments

Why Oil Prices Rose After Downing Of Russian Fighter Jet

Ali Velshi of Al Jazeera America explains why oil prices rose on the news of the fighter jet being shot down by Turkey.

November 24, 2015 2 Comments

French President Hollande Meets With Obama

The two leaders held a joint press conference, just over a week after a series of terrorist attacks in Paris left 130 people dead.

November 24, 2015 3 Comments

Belgium’s Counterterrorism Weaknesses

Politico’s Ryan Heath discusses the security challenges Belgium is facing and how Brussels became a breeding ground for terrorists.

November 24, 2015 2 Comments

Turkey Downs Russian Fighter Jet, Increasing Tensions

Russian officials dispute Turkey’s claim that the fighter jet strayed from the Syrian side of the border into Turkey.

November 23, 2015 Comment

Pfizer And Allergan To Merge, Creating World’s Largest Drug Company

The nearly $160 billion deal would create the world’s biggest drug maker and bring Botox and Viagra under one roof.

November 23, 2015 Comment

French President To Visit White House

President Obama will welcome French President François Hollande to the White House tomorrow in the aftermath of the Paris attacks.

November 23, 2015 Comment

Brussels Still On Lockdown, 21 Arrested In Raids

Belgium is warning its citizens that there is “imminent” danger of an attack in the capital city, following the attacks in Paris.

November 20, 2015 Comment

Militants Attack Hotel In Mali, Hostages Freed

Militants armed with guns and grenades stormed a Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, the capital of Mali early Friday.

November 20, 2015 Comment

DJ Session: Sounds Of Paris

Paris-based musician Clément Bindzi shares some music he’s been listening to since the terrorist attacks last week.

November 20, 2015 7 Comments

The Obama Administration’s Strategy In The Fight Against ISIS

The president’s special envoy to Global Coalition to Counter ISIL discusses the administration’s strategy against the militant group.

November 20, 2015 24 Comments

The Language Of Counterterrorism: Is Obama Striking The Right Tone?

President Obama has been careful about how he frames terrorist attacks and the fight against extremism. Some say too careful.

November 20, 2015 Comment

French, U.S. Forces On Scene Of Mali Hotel Attack

Militants, armed with guns and throwing grenades, stormed the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital.

November 19, 2015 Comment

After Paris, Refugee Crisis Puts Future Of EU In The Balance

David Miliband, head of the International Rescue Committee, discusses the refugee crisis and how Europe is handling the situation.

November 19, 2015 33 Comments

Will Bombing ISIS Only Make It Stronger?

Jessica Stern asks: Will destroying ISIS on its home turf feed into its strategy and foster more extremism abroad?

November 19, 2015 3 Comments

Paris Journalist: On The Walls It’s Written ‘We Are Not Afraid.’ But We Are.

Following the coordinated attacks on the city last week, attempts at resuming normal life have not been easy for Parisians.

November 19, 2015 4 Comments

Security Concerns About Refugees ‘Very Legitimate’, Says N.C. Gov. McCrory

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is among the 30 governors who have come out against resettling Syrians until concerns are addressed.

November 19, 2015 7 Comments

Nuremberg Trials: 70 Years On

Tomorrow will mark 70 years since Nazi leaders went on trial in the German city for war crimes committed during the Holocaust.


Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

November 24 7 Comments

Ferguson: One Year Later

City council member Wesley Bell looks back on the past year since protests and violence swept the Missouri city.

November 24 3 Comments

Sam Sifton’s Tips For A Happy, Delicious Thanksgiving For All

The New York Times' food editor talks about his favorite dishes and how to accommodate everyone without going crazy.

November 23 3 Comments

James Taylor Is ‘Gobsmacked’ By Medal Of Freedom Honor

The five-time Grammy winner looks back on his career, ahead of receiving the country's highest civilian honor.

November 23 29 Comments

How To Travel While Black During Jim Crow

A postal worker created a guide for black travelers that was published almost every year from 1936 to 1966.