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Jackie depicts the former first lady (played by Natalie Portman) in the days after her husband's assassination. Stephanie Branchu/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation hide caption

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Movie Interviews

What Do 'Jackie' And 'Neruda' Have In Common? Chilean Filmmaker Pablo Larraín

One film shows Jackie Kennedy as a new widow; the other follows poet Pablo Neruda into exile. But don't call them biopics; Larraín says, "You can't [capture] someone's life in ... 120 minutes."

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross Jr., President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce secretary, is one of the wealthiest members of Trump's cabinet. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Wilbur Ross: The Best Commerce Secretary Pick Dems Could Hope For?

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Earlier this year, thousands of South Sudanese civilians fled an attack by armed gunmen on a displaced persons compound run by the U.N. in the northeastern town of Malakal. Justin Lynch/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Amid Growing Unrest, South Sudan Kicks Out Aid Workers

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Amid Growing Unrest, South Sudan Kicks Out Aid Workers

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Mohammed Ashfaq is the managing director of Kikit Pathways, a nonprofit that works with the British government's Prevent program to stop radicalization. A ribbon-cutting in Birmingham inaugurated a double-decker bus designed to allow Kikit to go into communities and help people who are addicted to drugs and considered at risk of radicalization. Frank Langfitt / NPR hide caption

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U.K.'s Anti-Radicalization Program Cites Successes, But Also Draws Fire

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What Do 'Jackie' And 'Neruda' Have In Common? Chilean Filmmaker Pablo Larraín

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Middle Eastern Meatball Soup with Vegetables, one of many recipes featured in Soup for Syria. Interlink Publishing hide caption

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Interlink Publishing

'Soup For Syria': Chefs Share Recipes To Raise Funds For Refugees

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Over 400 musicians participated in this 2003 TubaChristmas event in Chicago. Tim Boyle/Getty Images hide caption

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Music News

At TubaChristmas, An Underdog Instrument Shines

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At TubaChristmas, An Underdog Instrument Shines

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