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A Palestinian man works on a banner bearing a portrait of Pope Francis at a printing house in the West Bank city of Ramallah in anticipation of this week's papal visit.

Middle East

Pope To Travel To Holy Land With Rabbi And Muslim Leader

Pope Francis will head to the Middle East this week to preach peace and has asked two friends from Argentina to accompany him, Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Islamic studies professor Omar Abboud.

Anna Matveevna came to this communal apartment in St. Petersburg in 1931, when she was 8 years old.

The Salt

How Russia's Shared Kitchens Helped Shape Soviet Politics

In the Soviet Union's communal kitchens, many families jockeyed for one stove. Apartments were crowded, food was scarce and government informants were everywhere. Still, some found joy and connection.

Gloria and Francisco Sanchez stand in front of their new ranch house, still under construction a year after a tornado destroyed their last home in Moore, Okla.

Code Switch

Oklahoma's Latino Community Prepares For The Next Tornado

A devastating series of tornadoes struck Oklahoma a year ago. Hispanics were among the hardest hit by the storms because of a lack of preparedness and a lack of Spanish-language information.

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