Just by searching online, researchers found the buildings where the North Korean military is believed to be building launchers for ballistic missiles. Google Earth and cheap satellite images make this kind of intelligence gathering possible for most anyone with an Internet connection.
The American and Russian men's ice hockey teams faced off at the Winter Olympics on Sunday, and it wasn't pretty. From Sochi, correspondent Robert Smith tells NPR's Scott Simon about the game that went into overtime.
The operator of the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant is under criticism for its management of the cleanup after the tsunami and subsequent meltdown in 2011. NPR's Anthony Kuhn recently went inside one of the Fukushima reactors to see the efforts himself.
In the once vibrant city of Beirut, sandbags and blast walls are replacing cafes and coffee shops. As Hezbollah becomes more involved in the Syrian conflict, its supporters in Beirut are facing repercussions.
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