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Her Mother Taught Her To Make This Filipino Dish. Now She'll Teach You
Like many girls around the world, Wilma Consul had kitchen duty growing up in the Philippines ? and resented it. But today making a childhood dish brings back fond family memories.
Helicopter Drops Grenades On Venezuelan Supreme Court
In Venezuela, a helicopter dropped grenades on the Supreme Court building in the latest wave of turmoil to hit the country.
Morning News Brief: Health Care Vote Delayed, New Ransomware Attack Spreads
We look at the future of the Senate's health care bill after Republican leaders postponed a vote. Also, a new ransomware attack has spread from Ukraine, and we update the fight against Boko Haram.
The State Of Boko Haram
Boko Haram extremists have been pushed back from their territorial gains, but they continue to wage attacks in towns and communities in northeastern Nigeria.
Colombia's FARC Rebels Officially Disarm
After more than 50 years of conflict, Colombia's largest guerrilla group officially disarmed and is transitioning into a political party.
Venezuelan Police Helicopter Fires On Supreme Court, Interior Ministry
President Nicolás Maduro says the helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court and Interior Ministry in what he called a failed "terrorist attack" aimed at ousting him from power.
For The First Time, Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei Views His Work In The U.S.
For the first time, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei will see his Lego portraits of political prisoners and fellow activists on display at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. Ai Weiwei was under house arrest in China when the work was installed at Alcatraz.
Cuban Bloggers Worry U.S. Tensions Could Create Chilling Effect
Cuba's new generation of independent bloggers who write about everything from cultural events to reggaeton artists to politics are worried their new-found free writing space will close due to increased tensions once again with the U.S.
'The Strange Death Of Europe' Warns Against Impacts Of Immigration
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Douglas Murray about his new book, The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam. He argues that European civilization is dying as a result of immigration.
U.S. Suspects Syria Is Preparing To Launch Another Chemical Attack
The White House announced late Monday night that Syria is preparing to launch an attack using chemical weapons, and warned of grave consequences if it does so.
Cyber Attacks Spread Across Europe Using Stolen NSA Tool
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and chief technology officer of CrowdStrike, on the cyber attacks spreading across Europe using a stolen National Security Agency tool.
Brazilian President Michel Temer Is Formally Charged With Corruption
The indictment handed down Monday night by Brazil's top prosecutor makes Temer the first sitting president in the country's history to be charged with a crime. And the legal saga is far from finished.
The Billion Dollar Cost Of Child Marriage
Research on child marriage has mainly focused on the toll it takes on individuals. Now, a report looks at the economic impact on poor countries.
China Back On State Department List Of Worst Human Trafficking Offenders
In its latest annual report on the global state of human trafficking, the State Department has issued highly public criticism of China ? a move that could increase tensions between China and the U.S.
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Helicopter drops grenades on Venezuela court
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has condemned what he called an "armed terrorist attack," which saw gunfire and grenades launched from a helicopter over the capital's Supreme Court building.
Expert: 'Democracy has been suspended' in Venezuela
CNN's Jim Sciutto speaks with Phil Gunson, a senior analyst for International Crisis Group, about human rights abuses in Venezuela.
Soldier shoots protester dead at point-blank range
His name was David José Vallenilla. At 22, he became the latest of at least 75 fatalities tied to civil unrest in the streets of Venezuela, a country mired in economic crisis and political instability.
Pence: Venezuela is a cautionary tale
Vice President Mike Pence cited the upheaval in Venezuela as a cautionary tale in an address to leaders of Central American nations on Thursday, saying authoritarianism is causing "untold suffering" in the South American nation.
Venezuelans flee to the US in search of better lives
The decision to come to the United States wasn't an easy one. Carolina, a 33-year-old mother of three, said it was perhaps one of the toughest decisions of her life -- one taken after many sleepless nights in her Barquisimeto, Venezuela, apartment.
US lists China as among worst human trafficking offenders
A new US State Department report lists China as among the worst offenders for human trafficking, joining countries including Russia, Syria and Iran on the lowest rung of the annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report.
Woman delays flight with 'lucky' coin-throw into engine
Bad weather, crowded skies and military drills...and now add coin-tossing to the growing list of reasons for China's notorious flight delays.
Philippines bill would jail meh anthem singers
Philippines citizens may need to start exercising their vocal chords.
Inside Orania, South Africa's whites-only town
Orania is not prime real estate by any stretch of the imagination.
Global view of US worsens under Trump, Pew says
The world has little confidence in US President Donald Trump compared to his predecessor Barack Obama, according to a new report by Pew Research.
China makes its military more visible in Hong Kong
For years after it took control of Hong Kong from Britain, China kept its military in the city on a low profile.
Snap vote: German lawmakers to vote on same-sex marriage
German lawmakers will decide Friday whether to legalize same-sex marriage, according to CNN affiliate NTV. The snap vote comes after Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that she would like to see parliament move towards a "vote of conscience" on the issue.
Refugees: We thought America valued diversity
They fled terror, tyranny and persecution in search of a better life for themselves and their families. They believed that the United States would offer them that life -- that the country formed by immigrants would welcome them with open arms.
Liu Xiaobo: China's mild-mannered political firebrand
Despite being one of China's most famous political dissidents, Liu Xiaobo has rarely struck those who know him as a firebrand.
Why Iran's brightest graduates are leaving their country
Sporting earbuds and sagging backpacks, students lounge on patches of grass, shaded by trees from the harsh sun. They sit in the library, hunched over laptops, massaging their temples, cramming for tests or bashing out lines of code.
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