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French actor Catherine Deneuve has apologized to victims of sexual assault in a public letter. This comes after she signed a letter last week about the #MeToo movement and some comments made by other co-signers. Article source: https://www.npr.org/2018/01/15/578172779/catherine-deneuve-apologizes-to-victims-of-sexual-violence-for-letter-about-meto?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

Catherine Deneuve apologized to victims after an open letter she co-signed sparked accusations that she was defending those guilty of sexual assault. Arthur Mola/Arthur Mola/Invision/AP hide caption toggle caption Arthur Mola/Arthur Mola/Invision/AP Catherine Deneuve apologized to victims after an open letter she co-signed sparked accusations that she was defending those guilty of sexual assault. Arthur [...]

A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 passenger plane is seen stuck in mud on an embankment, a day after skidding off the airstrip, after landing at Trabzon’s airport on the Black Sea coast on Jan. 14. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 passenger plane is seen stuck in mud [...]

A Mexican soldier piles poppies for incineration near the town of Tlacotepec, in Guerrero state, Mexico. The army says it slashes and burns poppy when fields are too difficult to access by helicopter or when they want to protect fruits and vegetables growing nearby. James Fredrick for NPR hide caption toggle caption James Fredrick for [...]

Sunday marks the seven-year anniversary of the ousting of Tunisia’s dictator. While Tunisians are celebrating the event, vast economic problems still persist throughout the country. Article source: https://www.npr.org/2018/01/14/578032171/tunisia-celebrations-and-protests-mark-7-years-since-revolution?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

SCOTT SIMON, HOST: We heard this week that President Trump believes some countries produce more desirable immigrants some less desirable. People who met with Trump at the White House reported that he said the United States admits too many immigrants from Africa – he actually used a vulgar term to characterize those countries – and [...]

Looking at the damage in the aftermath of an explosion at in a rebel-held area of the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib on Monday. Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty Images Looking at the damage in the aftermath of an explosion at in a rebel-held area of the northwestern Syrian [...]

Immigrants arrive at Ellis Island in Upper New York Bay around 1900. In 1924, the U.S. would restrict immigration based on national origin. Forty years after that, it eliminated those restrictions. Buyenlarge/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Buyenlarge/Getty Images Immigrants arrive at Ellis Island in Upper New York Bay around 1900. In 1924, the U.S. [...]

A model of President Trump from the Madame Tussauds waxwork museum was brought Friday to the new U.S. embassy in London’s Wandsworth borough. “Trump cancelled his visit so we stepped in!” Madame Tussauds tweeted. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Leon Neal/Getty Images A model of President Trump from the Madame Tussauds waxwork museum [...]

John Feeley, soon after his appointment as ambassador to Panama in February 2016. The career diplomat has now announced his resignation. Arnulfo Franco/AP hide caption toggle caption Arnulfo Franco/AP John Feeley, soon after his appointment as ambassador to Panama in February 2016. The career diplomat has now announced his resignation. Arnulfo Franco/AP John Feeley, the [...]