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A couple walks on the beach in the resort area of Varadero, Cuba. Varadero i...
Travel to Cuba for business or education will be much easier as the U.S. eases restrictions, but until the embargo is completely lifted, going to Cuba simply for tourism still won't be allowed.
Martha McCullough shows off a photo of her grandfather, Christmas Moultrie, ...
Gen. Sherman burned the plantation down on his way to Savannah, and now the descendant of the planter and the grandchild of that planter's emancipated slave delight in sharing their story.
Diren Dede, a 17-year-old German exchange student, was fatally shot in the h...
More than 30 states have laws that allow people to use deadly force if they have a reasonable fear for their life or property. But this week, a Montana jury said that type of law has its limits.
The controversy around The Interview is a top story in the U.S., but those in North Korea have no knowledge of the film. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Washington Post Tokyo bureau chief Anna Fifield.
Sony cancelling the release of "The Interview" has stirred up criticism, but Evan Osnos of the New Yorker tells NPR's Arun Rath this isn't the first time foreign governments have tried to suppress films.
The brutal killing of more than 130 children by the Taliban in Pakistan shocked the world this week. The Guardian newspaper's Jon Boone tells NPR's Arun Rath that this could be a watershed.