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Islamist Tops Egypt's Vote Count, But Run-off Needed

The Muslim Brotherhood's candidate for president, Mohammed Mursi, got the most vote's in Egypt's presidential election. But he didn't win an outright majority and will face a former prime minister in a runoff election next month.

Spanish Lender Gets $24 Billion Lifeline

Spain's third largest lender, Bankia, is getting a $24 billion lifeline from the Spanish government. The move is a part of Madrid's effort to return some stability to the country's struggling financial sector.

Butler's Arrest Latest Embarrassment For Vatican

Vatican authorities have charged Pope Benedict XVI's butler with illegally possessing secret documents. His arrest is the latest embarrassment for the Vatican. David Greene talks to NPR's Sylvia Poggioli for the latest on the investigation.

At End Of Climbing Season, A Reflection On Everest 'Traffic Jam'

Morning Edition host David Greene talks to mountaineer Conrad Anker who has climbed Everest several times and has just returned from his most recent ascent.

Security Council Condemns Syrian Government For Killings

The nonbinding statement had the support of Russia, an ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad. The U.N. says at least 108 people, including 49 children and 34 women, died in the town of Houla.

Syrian Government Suspected Of Massacre

The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned the killing in central Syria of at least 90 people, dozens of them children. Syrian armed forces are suspected in the attack.

At Eurovision, A Dance Around Human Rights

As Eurovision 2012 captivated Europe this weekend, human rights in host country Azerbaijan also got the spotlight.

Is Latest Attack In Syria A Game Changer?

The United Nations has confirmed that at least 90 people were killed by tank shells and artillery fire in central Syria this weekend. While the UN did not outright say this was the work of the Syrian army, activists and residents say the military is the only institution that has such weapons. NPR's Kelly McEvers in Beirut tells host Rachel Martin the latest.