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Two Americans jailed in North Korea have arrived home. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with former U.S. Ambassador Bill Richardson, who has previously negotiated hostage releases with Pyongyang.
Despite broadband, AOL is still going strong. Around 2 million people still subscribe to the company's dial-up service, ringing in the '90s one modem at a time.
"Wannabe," by the Spice Girls, is the catchiest song in the U.K., according to a new study. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Ashley Burgoyne, a computational musicologist from the University of Amsterdam.
American troops are marking the 10th anniversary of the bloodiest battle of the Iraq war, Fallujah. In this For the Record segment, NPR's Rachel Martin asks service members if the battle was worth it.
Separatists in Catalonia are going ahead with an unofficial referendum on independence from Spain. They go to the polls today despite a high court order forbidding the vote.
Sunday Puzzle...
Given a category, name something whose first two letters are the first and last letters of the category. For example, given "Animal," you would say "Alligator" or "Alpaca."