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The White House is changing its policy about negotiating with terrorist groups which hold Americans hostage. Renee Montagne talks to David Rohde, a journalist who was held by the Taliban for months.
Terry Francona told MLB.com that he's surrounded by them. He recently ate 17 of the frozen treats — but that he woke up later that night feeling sick to his stomach.
When a pink flamingo in Brazil lost its leg, zookeepers got it a prosthetic leg. In Alberta, Canada, don't flush your goldfish down the toilet — they're multiplying in storm ponds.
Secretary of State John Kerry held a press conference Tuesday with the Saudi foreign minister. Prince Saud al-Faisal said his country cannot ignore Iran and Hezbollah's support of Assad's regime. NPR foreign correspondent Deb Amos explains Saudi Arabia's role in Syria.
As the Affordable Care Act rolls out and technology changes certain procedures, the role of doctors continues to shift. As part of TOTN's "Looking Ahead" series, Dr. Sherwin Nuland and Dr. Atul Gawande discuss the future of the practice and profession of medicine.
Throughout the '70s and '80s, the radical African-American MOVE organization...
On May 13, 1985, after a long standoff, Philadelphia municipal authorities dropped a bomb on the headquarters of the African-American radical group MOVE. In the documentary Let the Fire Burn, director Jason Osder uses archival footage to chronicle the years of tension that ended in tragedy.