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Bob Mondello brought in his own personal copy of the original Follies cast album — intern Patrick Fort added the starburst. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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Movies

It'd Be No 'Folly' To Remake This Musical Classic

Now that the Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods has made more than $100 million at the box office in just three weeks, NPR's movie critic Bob Mondello has a modest musical proposal.

Free Syrian Army fighters run behind sandbags in Daraa Al-Mahata, in southern Syria, on Jan. 21. Many moderate rebels joined the uprising to fight against President Bashar Assad, but the U.S. plans to train them to fight the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Wsam Almokdad/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Syrian Rebels Want To Fight Assad, But Now They'll Face ISIS

Moderate Syrian rebels took up arms to topple President Bashar Assad. But the U.S. is planning to train them to fight against a different foe, the self-declared Islamic State, instead.

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