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NPR Topics: U.S.
NORAD's Santa Tracker Began With A Typo And A Good Sport

It all started in 1955 with a misprint in a Colorado newspaper and a call to Col. Harry Shoup's secret military hotline. Shoup played along with the tiny voice who called, and a tradition was born.

7 Miles Beneath The Sea's Surface: Who Goes There?
The Administration's College Ratings: How It Looks On Campus
NPR Topics: World
For An Island Trapped In The '50s, An Instant Digital Revolution

Cuba is one of the least connected countries on Earth, with 5 percent of residents online. But it could become the Caribbean's largest market if the Castros open the nation up to the Internet.

Opportunity, Caution Seen For U.S. Banks As Cuba Rules Ease
What Will Full Diplomatic Relations With Cuba Look Like?
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NORAD's Santa Tracker Began With A Typo And A Good Sport

It all started in 1955 with a misprint in a Colorado newspaper and a call to Col. Harry Shoup's secret military hotline. Shoup played along with the tiny voice who called, and a tradition was born.

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NPR Programs: All Things Considered
What Will Full Diplomatic Relations With Cuba Look Like?

Melissa Block talks to Michael Parmly, former Chief of Mission for the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, about the U.S.' new relationship with Cuba.

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North Korea Has Invested Heavily In Cyberattacks

American officials have concluded that North Korea was behind the hack of Sony Pictures Company. Melissa Block talks to James Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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Risky Comedies Could Be In Jeopardy After 'Interview' Is Pulled

Audie Cornish talks with John Horn of KPCC's The Frame, about what Sony's decision to cancel The Interview means for Hollywood, freedom of speech and future artistic expression.

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NPR Topics: Politics
Two Of Colorado's Neighbors Sue State Over Marijuana Law

Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed a lawsuit against Colorado with the U.S. Supreme Court, saying that its law legalizing marijuana isn't constitutional.

In List Of Changes For Secret Service, A New Fence Comes First
Most Pages In New U.S.-Cuba Chapter Still Have To Be Written
NPR Topics: Economy
Opportunity, Caution Seen For U.S. Banks As Cuba Rules Ease

President Obama eased restrictions on Cuba this week, including a relaxation of rules barring U.S. banks from doing business there. But banks are awaiting details and are likely to proceed cautiously.

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