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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.

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.

Bob Simon, Veteran Of CBS News And '60 Minutes,' Dies In Car Crash

Decorated journalist Bob Simon, a correspondent for 60 Minutes known for his insightful reporting from far-flung spots around the world, has died in a car crash in New York City. He was 73.

Veteran CBS Correspondent Bob Simon Dies At 73.

Longtime CBS News 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon was killed in a car crash Wednesday night in New York city. Simon was 73.

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.

Brian Williams' Suspension Brings Attention To Tom Brokaw

We look at the fraught relationship between NBC's Brian Williams (who has been suspended without pay for six months) and his predecessor, Tom Brokaw.

5 Things Jon Stewart Reminded Us About Politics

When comedian Jon Stewart announced he was leaving The Daily Show that sound you heard was 2016 hopefuls breathing a collective sigh of relief.


Watch Jon Stewart Break The News Of His Departure To An Audience

Taping last night's show before the news became public, the Daily Show host faced an awkward task: telling a studio audience that he's leaving the show.

Jon Stewart To Leave 'Daily Show,' NBC Suspends Brian Williams

NBC News announced it suspended anchor Brian Williams without pay for six months over a story inaccuracy. And, Jon Stewart revealed he would leave Comedy Central's The Daily Show later this year.

Brian Williams Suspended For 6 Months Without Pay By NBC

NBC has suspended news anchor Brian Williams without pay for six months. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik.