This past weekend, New York City officials charged a man they called a lone wolf a would-be terrorist arrested in the act of manufacturing three pipe bombs. But today we read reports that the FBI declined to pursue a case against Jose Pimentel because it had questions about the role of a confidential informer. More from NPR's counterterrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston in just a moment. But we also want to hear from those of you who work in law enforcement.
Originally published on Tue November 22, 2011 11:34 am
A small group of Occupy Wall Street supporters who have taken two weeks to walk from New York to Washington, D.C., arrived in the nation's capital today, The Washington Post reports. They're hoping to temporarily occupy a patch of land on the National Mall.
That's one bit of Occupy-related news today. Others:
Originally published on Tue November 22, 2011 11:17 am
With its big, round eyes and bushy tail, the aye-aye lemur looks like a a cross between a monkey and a squirrel. To many people in Madagascar, it's a tasty, traditional meal, and an excellent source of protein and iron.
But with as few as 1,000 to 10,000 lemurs left on the island, conservationists say they're critically endangered and don't belong on the dinner table.
Stephanie Sigman as Laura in the Canana and Fox International Productions film Miss Bala.
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From left to right, Miss Bala actors Noe Hernandez, Stephanie Sigman and director Gerardo Najanjo pose during the 64th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. Miss Bala will represent Mexico in search of a nomination to the Oscars as best foreign language film.
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Stephanie Sigman as Laura, a beauty queen drawn into a Mexican drug gang, in the film Miss Bala.