In the span of a week, three attacks in quick succession — in Turkey, Bangladesh, and Iraq — killed more than 200 people and have been blamed on ISIS. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Scott Atran of France's National Center for Scientific Research about the terrorist group's evolving tactics and membership.
NASA's probe to Jupiter must fire its main engine to be captured by the giant planet's gravity. If the rocket doesn't fire, it's mission over. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with science correspondent Joe Palca from Pasadena.
Jason Galvin, a former Army sharpshooter in Afghanistan, saved a bald eagle that was caught hanging by a rope in Minnesota. Neighbors, who named the eagle "Freedom," watched as Galvin shot through the rope to let Freedom down.
An unarmed citizen of the United Arab Emirates traveling in Avon, Ohio, was mistaken for a member of ISIS and handcuffed at gunpoint. Now Avon police are considering charges for the caller who reported him, and the UAE is advising travelers not to wear traditional clothes.