The disclosure that the National Security Agency has been secretly collecting a massive amount of phone records from Verizon is reigniting the debate over what the right balance is between privacy and government efforts to uncover possible terror threats.
A court in Egypt ordered jail sentences for 43 pro-democracy workers, most of them foreigners. The group includes several Americans who left Egypt and were sentenced in absentia. They were charged with operating illegally in the country.
Tuesday is the 24th anniversary of the brutal crackdown on protesters at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Chinese censors have banned all online mentions of the incident. And? "Big Yellow Duck." Rachel Lu of Tea Leaf Nation, explains to host Marco Werman.
After years of protests and strikes organized by the SolidarnoÅ?Ä? movement, the Communist regime ceded power peacefully in the end. Many young people today know little about this moment in the recent history of their country.
A woman from Michigan has reportedly been killed in Syria. Nicole Mansfield's family says FBI agents told them of her death yesterday. Anchor Marco Werman hears more details from Quinn Kleinfelter of Detroit public radio.
BBC journalist Shaimaa Khalil went back to her homeland, Egypt, to document the changes that occurred after the revolution. Her six-part series, "Egypt's challenge" describes the transformations her country is going through.
In the US, the push is on to recognize gay marriage across the country. It's an especially crucial issue for gay US citizen spouses who cannot get a green card for their partner. WHYY reporter Emma Jacobs met one couple in Philadelphia.