April 25, 2013 When monkeys move to a new place, they want to eat what the locals are eating, a new study finds. It's among the first to see strong social behaviors in eating among wild animals.
April 24, 2013 Bassem Youssef, the wildly popular host of an Egyptian political satire TV show, pokes fun at Egypt's president, Islamists and others. But he's now facing a slew of legal suits accusing him of everything from insulting the president to apostasy. His legal troubles are in many ways a test case for freedom of speech in the new Egypt.
April 23, 2013 A car bomb took out the front wall and the reception area of the French Embassy in what some suspect was an attack related to France's military intervention in Mali.
April 19, 2013 France said discreet talks to free the family had been ongoing but that no ransom was paid.
April 15, 2013 Famed Kenyan author and professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o was arrested and eventually exiled after criticizing his nation's post-colonial government. But he says he can't be knocked down. Host Michel Martin talks with Ngugi about his memoir, In the House of the Interpreter.
April 13, 2013 A Cairo courtroom burst into chants of "The people want the execution of the president" on Saturday after the judge overseeing former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's retrial withdrew from the case on opening day.