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After More Than 400 Days In Egyptian Jail, Journalists Released — For Now

An Egyptian court released Al-Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy on bail, but their case hasn't been dismissed. For more details, David Greene speaks with NPR's Leila Fadel in Cairo.

'Nut Rage' Punishment: 1 Year In Jail For Former Korean Air Executive

The dispute on the plane at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport immediately drew criticism from Koreans. It also inspired a nickname that stuck: "Nut Rage."

Egyptian Judge Grants Bail To Al-Jazeera English Journalists

The move is seen as possibly boding well for the fate of the two journalists for the news outlet who are still on trial for allegedly aiding the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Reached, Along With $40 Billion Aid Deal

A new cease-fire is set to begin on Sunday in eastern Ukraine, in a deal after 16 hours of peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. The deal calls for the removal of heavy weapons.
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'Spirit Of Urgency' Surrounds War Powers Authorization, Kaine Says

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, one of the loudest supporters of Congress' role in authorizing U.S. war powers, says he's glad that the White House has sent a resolution to Capitol Hill.


Keystone XL Pipeline Would Transport 'Dirty Energy'

Despite veto threats, the House sent the Keystone XL pipeline bill to President Obama. David Greene talks to Susan Casey-Lefkowitz of the Natural Resources Defense Council about environmental issues.

European Leaders Forge Cease-Fire In Ukraine

Leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine were in marathon talks in the capital of Belarus trying to agree to a cease-fire that would end fighting in eastern Ukraine. It goes into effect Sunday.

Arab-Israeli Parties Join Forces In Upcoming Israeli Election

Arab political parties in the Jewish state are trying to win more seats in the country's parliament. For the first time, the 4 main Arab-Israeli parties have joined under one banner on the ballot.

Vollmann Writes About Fukushima's 'Quiet Horror' In 'Harper's Magazine'

David Greene talks to writer William T. Vollmann, who has gained an almost cult-status for his immersion-style storytelling. Vollmann traveled to Japan's now defunct Fukushima nuclear power plant.

The Ebola Diaries: Trying To Heal Patients You Can't Touch

Starting in October, an American doctor wrote almost every day, for six weeks, while she treated Ebola patients. Her eloquent writings offer a deeper look into a world we've had only glimpses of.