12:24pm

Sat July 26, 2014
The Two-Way

North Korea Reportedly Tests Short-Range Ballistic Missile

South Koreans at the Seoul train station watch a TV news program showing a June missile launch conducted by the North.
Ahn Young-joon AP

North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan, according to The Associated Press, which quotes an unnamed South Korean official.

The test is described as beginning with a launch in the country's southwest Hwanghae province on Saturday morning and ending when the missile landed off the east coast at the end of a 310-mile flight path.

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12:08pm

Sat July 26, 2014
Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Trans Bodies, Trans Selves,' 'Hard Day's Night,' Arthur Allen

Originally published on Sat July 26, 2014 12:35 pm

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Courtesy of Criterion Collection

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

'Trans Bodies, Trans Selves': A Modern Manual By And For Trans People: Modeled after the groundbreaking feminist health manual Our Bodies, Ourselves, the book details the social, political and medical issues faced by transgender people.

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10:33am

Sat July 26, 2014
Middle East

Is Hezbollah Hesitant To Help Hamas?

Originally published on Sat July 26, 2014 12:38 pm

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10:33am

Sat July 26, 2014
Politics

Congress Leaves Town Next Week, But Will Anyone Notice?

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10:33am

Sat July 26, 2014
History

Lover's Letters To President Harding Pushed German Cause

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10:33am

Sat July 26, 2014
Digital Life

Citizen Evidence Lab Separates Truth From Fiction In Viral Videos

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10:33am

Sat July 26, 2014
Remembrances

Bel Kaufman Took Us 'Up The Down Staircase'

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10:33am

Sat July 26, 2014
Sports

NFL Faces Criticism Over Ray Rice Suspension From Ravens

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10:15am

Sat July 26, 2014
Strange News

Dressing Up As A T-Rex Is All Part Of The Job

Originally published on Sat July 26, 2014 1:06 pm

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9:41am

Sat July 26, 2014
The Two-Way

U.N.: Second Black Box Found At Algerian Airliner Crash Site

An image released by the government of Mali shows the scene of the crash, just over the border with Burkina Faso.
Mali Government Xinhua/Landov

United Nations experts said they had recovered a second so-called black box at the crash site of Air Algerie flight AH5017 that went down in the desert in southern Mali.

Reuters says that "initial evidence taken from the remote crash site indicates that the aircraft broke apart when it smashed to the ground early on Thursday morning, making an attack appear unlikely."

The plane was en route from Ouagadougou, the capital of the West African nation of Burkina Faso, to Algiers when it suddenly disappeared from radar.

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