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The hood ornament of a 1955 Chevy Belair. Under new more liberal policies instituted in Cuba the past few years, the owner, Julio Alvarez, started a restoration shop and named the car Nadine. Its baby-pink counterpart is named Lola. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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Nostalgic Cars: Sour Automotive Fruit Of Cuban Embargo Gets New Life

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A view of one of the oldest parts of Havana. The buildings in the city tell a story of inequality. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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A Fraying Promise: Exploring Race And Inequality In Havana

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Cuban artist Tania Bruguera poses for a photograph near the statue of José Martí in Havana's Revolution Plaza. She was arrested in December for planning a political performance there. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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In Havana, A Journey Into The Forbidden With A Provocative Artist

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Yoan Francisco, a rookie for the Havana Industriales, warms up before a game at Havana's Latin American Stadium. Cuban baseball has been facing hard times, but improved diplomatic relations with the U.S. have raised the possibility of increased cooperation and new opportunities. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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With Improved Relations, Are The U.S. And Cuba Ready To Play Ball?

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Remembering NPR's Bill Deputy, A 'Guardian Of Sound'

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The Havana studio of prominent artist Kcho is ringed by Cubans with their heads buried in screens. Users say the only other free Internet connection in Havana is at the U.S. Interests Section. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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An Object Of Desire: Hope And Yearning For The Internet In Cuba

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Jordan's election laws make it impossible for any one political party to build a strong bloc in Parliament. Observers say that's one reason for the country's weakness — and for the growing appeal of the messages used by militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For One Parliamentarian, A Stronger Jordan Is Key To Fighting ISIS

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Lina Ejeilat helped found the Jordanian online magazine 7iber (pronounced 'Hebber'). While the government encourages free expression in principle, many strict regulations remain, as noted by the satirical chart next to her. Art Silverman/NPR hide caption

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Jordan's Fuzzy Definition Of Free Speech

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Jordanians marched in the streets of the capital Amman on Feb. 6 to show solidarity with the family of a pilot killed by the Islamic State in Syria. Jordanians also expressed support for the king's decision to take part in the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS. Muhammad Hamed/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Jordan's King Balances Threats Abroad And Critics At Home

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Jordanian soldiers stand guard at the Iraq-Jordan border last year. Jordan also shares a border with Syria and has had to deal with a flood of refugees from both its neighbors over the past decade. Jamal Nasrallah/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Jordan's Army Preps For A Bigger Role Against ISIS

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Cold Casing: The Mystery Of The Long-Lost Winchester Rifle

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In New Hampshire, Two Different Tales Of Scott Brown's State Jump

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Former NPR Head Remembered For His Humor, Love Of Baseball.

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Republican senatorial candidate Joni Ernst speaks to the media after a debate. Polls show Democrat Bruce Braley running as many as 14 points ahead of Ernst among women. Justin Hayworth/AP hide caption

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Close Iowa Senate Race Could Come Down To How Women Vote

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CDC Director: U.S. Hospitals Should Use 'Index Of Suspicion' With Ebola

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