The trial of Osama bin Laden How would Americans react if Osama bin Laden was captured and put on trial in New York City? A new play opening in Minneapolis Thursday night tries to imagine just that.7:49 a.m.
Violent reactions to art not unprecedented in history
Thousands of people in Pakistan rallied Thursday and burned an effigy of the Danish prime minister in a fourth day of protests in Pakistan over cartoons portraying the Prophet Muhammad. The situation got Morning Edition Arts Commentator Dominic Papatola thinking about violent reactions to art.8:21 a.m.
Preval Named Winner in Haiti Presidential Election
Rene Preval has been declared the winner of last week's presidential election in Haiti. The agreement was announced early Thursday by the interim government and Haiti's electoral council. Preval avoided a second vote by getting credit for slightly more than 51 percent of the votes cast.
Plushenko a Front-Runner in Figure Skating Showdown
American Johnny Weir is in second place heading into Thursday night's long program in men's figure skating. Russian Evgeni Plushenko is in first place and is expected to win the gold medal. Renee Montagne talks to USA Today columnist Christine Brennan.
Spousal Risk of Death Linked to Partner's Hospitalization
A new study shows that spouses have a higher risk of death when their partners are hospitalized during a given year. That risk increases when their partners are suffering from severely mentally or physically disabling conditions such as dementia or a psychiatric illness.
Living in the World of Cancer
Commentary Leroy Sievers has spent a long career as a journalist covering war, genocide, and natural disasters. Now after decades of observing other people's deaths, he is forced to contemplate the possibility of his own. He's fighting cancer.
U.S. Internet Execs Testify to Congress on China Dealings
Representatives from Yahoo, Microsoft, Google and Cisco Systems testified on Capitol Hill Wednesday about their business practices in China. A panel of human rights activists also appeared, raising concerns about each of the companies' roles in helping the Chinese government censor and monitor the Internet.
Getting Past China's Government Firewall
Steve Inskeep talks to Bennett Haselton, an American software developer who has figured out a way for computer users in China to get around the Chinese government's Internet firewall.