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Europe
4:03 am
Mon May 25, 2015

From 'Occupying' A Spanish Bank To City Hall: Barcelona's New Mayor

Ada Colau (center), leader of the Barcelona en Comú party, celebrates in Barcelona during a press conference following the results in Spain's municipal and regional elections on May 24. She is the first member of Spain's indignados protest movement to win public office.
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Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 8:55 am

One of the most-tweeted photos in Spain these days shows riot police hauling away Ada Colau. The image is from July 2013, when the anti-poverty protester was trying to "occupy" a Barcelona bank that was foreclosing on homes.

The caption added by Twitter users: "Welcome, new mayor."

Colau is the first of the indignados, or angry ones — Spain's Occupy movement — to win office. She narrowly defeated Barcelona Mayor Xavier Trias in local elections Sunday.

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NPR Story
4:03 am
Mon May 25, 2015

Trial In Iran Nears For 'Washington Post' Reporter Jason Rezaian

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 7:08 am

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Asia
4:03 am
Mon May 25, 2015

Malaysian Police Discover 139 Graves; May Contain Migrants' Remains

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 7:08 am

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Television
6:19 am
Fri May 22, 2015

CBS Trashes David Letterman's 'Late Show' Set

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 6:32 am

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Animals
6:14 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Stuffed Tiger, Camera-Stealing Elephant Get Attention

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 6:32 am

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Race
4:09 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Players' Costs May Be A Factor In Why Tennis Leads Golf In Diversity

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 6:32 am

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NPR Story
4:09 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Boy Scouts' National President Says It's Time To Accept Gay Adult Leaders

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 5:08 pm

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And the head of the Boy Scouts of America is calling on the organization to drop its ban on gay adult leaders.

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4:09 am
Fri May 22, 2015

State Department Envoy Defends Administration's Efforts Against ISIS

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 6:32 am

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Middle East
4:09 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Visting Georgetown Professor Among Those Egypt Sentences To Death

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 6:32 am

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Politics
4:09 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Congressional Stalemate Threatens To Kill Phone Data Program

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 6:32 am

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