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NPR's Audie Cornish is in France, which has Europe's largest Muslim population. France is a secular country, and it has a law called "laicite," which maintains a strict separation of church and state...
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Fans and foes of Obamacare jockeyed for position outside the Supreme Court W...
With yet another do-or-die test of Obamacare before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, the justices were sharply divided.By the end of the argument, it was clear that the outcome will be determined...
Three women, two of them partially veiled, walk past a hijabs shop in Paris....
Excited children shout out the answers during in a Sunday afternoon Arabic class at the grand mosque in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil. The mosque has thousands of worshipers and is one of the...
Proponents of the terminal plan say it would bring economic development to t...
America's oil boom is going through some growing pains. But despite the recent dip in oil prices, some segments of the industry are focused on long-term growth.In southwestern Washington state, oil...
NPR's Melissa Block talks to Jason R. Baron, former director of litigation at the National Archives, about federal laws governing email. Until four months ago, officials could use personal email as...
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There are about 800 schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District, and hundreds of them have music programs. There are jazz bands, choirs, orchestras and marching bands. But for a couple of...
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