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President Francois Hollande argues that homework puts poor children at a disadvantage, but others argue the extra work is needed to help those students succeed. Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain's tabloids ruined many lives, a judge concludes. Now, he's recommending more oversight. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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European dairy farmers spray police officers with milk during a demonstration outside the European Parliament in Brussels on Monday. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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Activists from the Young Guard, which supports Russian President Vladimir Putin, have been protesting the Mormon church in Russia, calling it a "totalitarian cult." Konstantin Zavrazhin/Getty Images hide caption

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Fikri Toros, a Turkish Cypriot businessman, says his family's company struggled for years because of embargoes and a weak Turkish lira. But its fortunes have improved with Turkey's economy. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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Residents of Mutriku, a fishing village on Spain's northern coast, lounge at their local beach, protected from fierce Atlantic waves by a cement breakwater that also houses Europe's first wave energy plant. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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