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Chad's disgraced former leader, Hissene Habre, goes to court on Monday, charged with crimes against humanity. The trial will be conducted in Dakar.
With the Tour de France now in its mountain stages, NPR's Scott Simon takes the opportunity to ask the man who knows everything, A.J. Jacobs, about all things cycling.
Sarah Shourd in 2011. Hostages, to Iran, are "like money in the bank that ev...
Sarah Shourd, who was imprisoned by Iran in 2009, calls the nuclear deal a "win-win." It doesn't demand Americans' release, but she says it makes it less useful for Iran to keep hostages for leverage.
How is Saudi Arabia reacting to the agreement? Publicly, Iran's regional rival says officials are studying it — but what's the response in private? Saudi political analyst Nawaf Obaid explains.
Shock continues to ripple through Chattanooga, Tenn., as residents try to cope with Thursday's attack. Rabbit Zielke of WUTC reports on the community's reaction.
The drought has put a strain on farms and cities in the Southwest, but it's been a boon for one industry: As Will Stone of KJZZ reports, well-drillers are slammed with demand, especially in Arizona.