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Catalonia's President Makes His Case For Independence From Spain

Catalonia's President Artur Mas is seen as a savvy leader who has appealed far beyond his home borders for Catalan independence. But Spain says there's no way it will cut Catalonia free.

Boehner Says Rolling Back Obamacare Is GOP Priority

In his first news conference since an overwhelming victory for Republicans on Tuesday, the House speaker also said approval of the Keystone XL pipeline is a key item on the GOP agenda.

New Star Wars Movie Is Called 'The Force Awakens,' Disney Says

Before today, it was known only as Episode VII. Set decades after Return of the Jedi, the new installment will feature some of the same cast as the 1983 film.

Florida Activists Arrested For Serving Food To Homeless

Activists in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., were arrested twice this week for giving out food to the homeless in a park. Arnold Abbott, 90, says he will continue to serve the food even if he's arrested again.

The Man Behind The 'Morning Edition' Theme Music. Also, Lyrics!

Composer BJ Leiderman talks about writing the show's theme music and sings some of the lyrics that accompany that catchy tune.

Report: Obama Wrote Letter To Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei About Islamic State

The Wall Street Journal reports President Obama said cooperation against the Islamic State would only happen if the two reached a deal on Iran's nuclear program.

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Are Refugees Again From Ebola

They began their U.S. tour just as Ebola started spreading in Sierra Leone. They don't want to go back until the epidemic is under control. So for now, they're giving concerts and sending money home.

The Secret Lives Of Teachers: Up, Up And Away!

Our series continues as we head into the sky with a social studies teacher with a passion for flying.

The Man Who Disobeyed His Boss And Opened The Berlin Wall

A huge crowd gathered at the wall the night of Nov. 9, 1989. Border guard Harald Jaeger was told not to let anyone through. But he was worried it could turn violent. So he opened the gate.

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