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U.S. Journalist Held In Syria Since 2012 Is Freed
Peter Theo Curtis was released by Jabhat al-Nusra, known as the Nusra Front. Last week, American journalist James Foley was beheaded in Syria by the group which now calls itself the Islamic State.
Legendary Actor Lord Richard Attenborough Dies At 90
Lord Richard Attenborough, the acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director died Sunday. He forged a lengthy acting career. As a director, he was known for Gandhi, for which he won two Academy Awards.
Strongest Earthquake In 25 Years Hits Napa Valley
Early Sunday, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Napa Valley — shaking some houses off their foundations, sparking fires and causing extensive damage to the historic downtown district.
Austria's Social Democrat Party Wants Its Gnomes Back
The BBC reports that on Saturday more than 400 garden gnomes were stolen from an Austrian town, where they were holding election campaign signs while tied to lampposts.
Captured Bees In Queens Moved To A Farm
Frieda Turkmenilli says she noticed a few bees flying around her Queens, N.Y., apartment. Beekeepers were called to investigate and found 50,000 bees living in her ceiling.
Fresh Air Weekend: 'The Simpsons' And Author Stephan Eirik Clark
Fresh Air listens backs to interviews with The Simpsons' creator, writers and actors ahead of the show's marathon on FXX. Author Stephan Eirik Clark talks about his new novel Sweetness #9.
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