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Hayat Boumeddiene, wife of one of the Paris gunmen, has reportedly fled to Syria. As Vivienne Walt of Time notes, Boumeddiene is part of a trend of hundreds of Western women traveling to Syria.

The magazine Charlie Hebdo published its latest edition in Paris on Wednesday. It was purchased by hundreds of thousands of Parisians as a gesture of support, selling out at outlets across the city.

Martin Luther King Day honors a great African-American leader — so you might think it's a day many Americans would also honor prominent African-Americans in our lives today. But you'd be wrong.

A tabloid and a TV channel have given play to theories asking if Americans plotted the attacks. Also, some religious figures have said Charlie Hebdo staff brought the violence on themselves.

In anticipation of talks to re-establish diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba, Miami officials say they don't want a Cuban Consulate. In Tampa, though, officials say they'd welcome it.

The House is set to pass a $40 billion spending bill that pays for the Department of Homeland Security to the end of the budget year — but also invalidates President Obama's executive actions on deportations.

A little-known program allows some immigrants to stay in the U.S. when a disaster strikes their home country. Designed to be short-term, Temporary Protected Status can sometimes last for many years.

This week, President Obama is talking about cybersecurity. One proposal sounds pretty straightforward: Alert users if their data has been hacked within 30 days. But critics say it misses the mark.

Audie Cornish speaks with Alexis Okeowo, New Yorker correspondent, for a check-in on Boko Haram and the territory they now control in Nigeria.

New GMO potatoes don't bruise as easily, and, when fried, they have less of a potentially harmful chemical. Yet some big chip and french fry makers won't touch them because of the stigma of GMOs.

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