All Things Considered for February 20, 2014
Feb 20, 2014 — With Syria peace talks in paralysis, Lebanon's Hezbollah is primed for a long continuation of this horrific war. The group, founded on resisting Israeli occupation, is now embracing the war next door.
Feb 20, 2014 — Thursday marks the opening day of a Cairo trial for Al-Jazeera journalists, who have been jailed on terrorism charges. The case is a sign of the dangerous conditions for the press in Egypt.
Feb 20, 2014 — This week's North American Summit is refocusing attention on the proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The issue's proved to be complicated for President Obama to navigate among green activists.
Feb 20, 2014 — The first step in recognizing people could be telling the difference between a cat and a dog. Facebook is investing in artificial intelligence research, with the hopes of better sorting your photos.
Feb 20, 2014 — Food writer Julia della Croce got quite a surprise when she discovered a purple variety of sweet potato at the market — and her signature Italian dumplings got a kick of color.
Feb 20, 2014 — The two rival ice hockey teams had been dominant in Olympic competition, but Canada triumphs in the finals, winning in overtime after a last-minute comeback.
Feb 20, 2014 — Gregory Feifer's book, Russians, draws on hundreds of conversations to paint a portrait of today's Russian people. He discusses his family's past and Putin's popular reign.
Feb 20, 2014 — As another day of clashes unfold in Kiev, Americans with Ukrainian ancestry are looking on in concern. The large Ukrainian-American community in Philadelphia is holding rallies to support protesters.
Feb 20, 2014 — Starting Thursday, three American Indian tribes can prosecute non-Indians for some domestic violence crimes. The change stems from a provision included in the Violence Against Women Act.
Feb 20, 2014 — The head of Nicaragua's Academy of Sciences says the plan for a new Central American shipping channel seems so crazy that he's having trouble persuading conservation groups to take it seriously.