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The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, who was president of the University of Notre Dame for more than 30 years, died Thursday in South Bend, Ind. He was 97.
With Senate passage of a $40 billion funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, all eyes turn to House Speaker John Boehner. The Senate's bill does not contain language blocking President Obama's executive actions on immigration, which many House conservatives have insisted upon.
Robert Siegel speaks with regular political commentators EJ Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of the New York Times. They discuss U.S.-Iran policy and the upcoming speech of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
At the State Department on Friday the U.S. and Cuba held high level talks as they try to thaw a half century freeze in relations. They are working on plans to upgrade diplomatic posts in Havana and Washington, D.C. to full embassies.
Eastern Boys begins as a home invasion story but evolves to something more c...
NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews Eastern Boys, a French film that is half love story, half home invasion drama.
Alan Cheuse reviews a new experimental novel by Tom McCarthy called Satin Island.