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Italian Police Recover Stolen Van Gogh Paintings

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The northern lights over Iceland in February. The glowing orange area on the left side are the lights of the capital, Reykjavik. Jamie Cooper/SSPL via Getty Images hide caption

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An illustration of Rosetta just before Friday's expected landing on the comet known as 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The final approach aims to be only at "walking speed," mission specialists say, but that's enough to tip the antenna away from Earth. ATG medialab/ESA hide caption

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Scientists To Bid A Bittersweet Farewell To Rosetta, The Comet Chaser

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Shimon Peres, Israel's foreign minister at the time, visits his home village — once part of Poland, now in Belarus — in 1992. He was looking for his boyhood home, but it had long since been torn down. Like many of Israel's founding fathers, he traced his roots to Eastern Europe. Courtesy of Joanne Levine hide caption

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Can Russia Be Held Accountable For Weapons That Took Down Airliner?

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Investigation Points To Russian Role In Downed Malaysia Airlines Jet

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks at a meeting titled "Italy, Europe, An Answer to Terror," held at the Capitolini Museum in Rome last November. Renzi's government is offering all Italian 18-year-olds 500 euros to spend on cultural events. The goal is to educate and to help a growing number of young immigrants assimilate. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Italy's 'Cultural Allowance' For Teens Aims To Educate, Counter Extremism

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NPR's David Welna had personal documents posted by a pro-Kremlin website when he applied for press credentials in Ukraine. He's far from the only one. But it's an issue the U.S. is reluctant to discuss. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Russian Hackers Doxxed Me. What Should I Do About It?

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Want To Get To Know The Real France? Call A 'Random' French Person

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NATO's Evolving Issues Now Focus On Syria's War And Refugee Crisis

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British Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 20 in New York City. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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U.K.'s Theresa May Reaffirms Need To Leave EU, Forge New Trade Partnerships

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Realtor Simon Rose stands in front of a home he's working to sell in London's Chelsea neighborhood. The home is on the market for a little over $7 million, but the asking price has been cut $700,000 since Britain voted in June to leave the European Union. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Not Exactly A Bargain, But London's Luxury Property Falls After Brexit

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Bonjour! Place A Call To France Even If You Don't Know Anyone

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