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'Times' Reporter In Iraq Recovering After Helicopter Crash

New York Times journalist Alissa Rubin was injured in a helicopter crash in northern Iraq last week. NPR's Linda Wertheimer has an update on her recovery.

Fighting (Tasty) Invasive Fish With Forks And Knives

Invasive fish like snakeheads and Asian carp are threatening to wipe out aquatic ecosystems across the U.S. So chefs and environmental agencies are encouraging their communities to eat them up.

Fake Cures For AIDS Have A Long And Dreadful History

The latest claim was made in Egypt: Electromagnetism can detect the virus and "the Complete Cure Device" can wipe it out. It's not the first false promise — and probably not the last.

A Year From 'Egypt's Tiananmen,' Report Surfaces On Cairo Massacre

Kenneth Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch, was denied entry into Egypt last week. He had been traveling to the country to present results of a report on the 2013 massacre that left at least 817 people dead in Cairo. He spoke with NPR's Arun Rath.

Who's A Citizen? The Question Dividing The Island Of Hispaniola

The Dominican Republic issued a ruling last year that would render stateless many residents of Haitian origin. The government has revised its position, but the fate of many Haitians still isn't clear.

Thousands Of Anti-Government Protesters March In Pakistan

The demonstrators allege election fraud by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and are demanding he step down. The political instability has prompted fears of a possible army coup.

Aid Is On The Way For Eastern Ukraine, If Only It Can Pass The Checkpoints

Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.

Germany Eavesdropped On Kerry, Clinton, Magazine Says

Der Spiegel reports that the current and former U.S. secretary of state were the inadvertent targets of German surveillance.

U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq Pound Area Near Mosul Dam

The airstrikes come as at least 80 men from the religious minority were reportedly executed by militants for refusing to convert to Islam.

Russian Embargo Leaves EU Producers Holding The Apples

It's been a week since Russia implemented a ban on EU food imports. NPR's Linda Wertheimer finds out from BBC Berlin correspondent Stephen Evans what effect the sanctions are having in Europe.