Pirates that captured a U.S.-flagged ship Wednesday are still holding Capt. Richard Phillips hostage on a lifeboat after the American crew regained control of the ship.
In other news, President Obama spoke to the Turkish parliament, urging better cooperation between the west and the Muslim world and a string of six bombings in Baghdad killed at least 36 people.
The Justice Department announced Wednesday it would drop corruption charges against Ted Stevens, the 85-year old former Alaskan senator who was convicted for lying on financial disclosure forms. NPR's legal affairs reporter Nina Totenberg broke the news.
Author Beverly Gage discusses her book, "The Day Wall Street Exploded," which examines the fallout from a 1920 bomb attack that killed dozens of people and wounded scores more during lunch hour on Wall Street.
By PBS NewsHour
A day after his arrest on a wide-ranging set of corruption charges, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich headed back to work Wednesday as President-elect Barack Obama issued a call for him to resign.
Federal charges against five Blackwater Worldwide guards were unsealed Monday in relation to a 2007 incident in Baghdad that left 14 Iraqis dead and another 20 injured. NPR reporter Dina Temple-Raston discusses the charges and the legal strategy on both…
Mumbai residents returned to work Monday for the first time since last week's terrorist attacks. But Indians remained shocked and angry at the newly-evident holes in the city's security. Simon Marks reports from Mumbai on the aftermath of the attacks.
By PBS NewsHour
At least 25 militants with suspected links to al-Qaida were arrested in connection with Wednesday's coordinated ambush of the U.S. Embassy in Yemen's capital that killed 17, including a young Yemeni-American woman and her Yemeni husband.
The government released documents Wednesday pertaining to the 2001 anthrax attacks, saying that deceased Army scientist Bruce Ivins was solely responsible for the deadly mailings. A reporter details the day's findings.
A flurry of controversy over the apparent suicide of Bruce Ivins, the chief suspect in the 2001 anthrax attacks, has raised more questions for investigators. A New York Times reporter navigates the latest developments.
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