The Eataly food emporium plans to open a $55 million theme park in Italy, devoted to the nation's culinary pleasures. Some have dubbed it the "Disneyland of food," but Italians aren't impressed.
Pro-Russian groups used whips to attack pro-Ukrainian demonstrators in Sevastopol, on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, the BBC says. Ukraine's interim prime minister plans to visit the U.S. this week.
An intense search and unusual revelations have not yet told us what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a Boeing jet with 239 people aboard.
The U.S. can squeeze Russia economically for sending troops into Crimea, but Obama needs Europe's support for sanctions to work. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Mara Liasson.
As the standoff continues in Crimea, Russia warns the U.S. against "hasty" sanctions. Ukraine officials accuse pro-Russian forces of armed aggression.
Some of Hollywood's most popular Westerns were filmed in Spain's Tabernas Desert. Today those sets are used in Western-style theme parks for bank heists, shoot-outs and saloon shows.
Military radar shows the vanished Boeing 777 may have turned back, Malaysia's air force chief said. The international search in South China Sea continues.
The U.S. has begun implementing some sanctions and the European Union is considering its own in response to Russia's actions in Crimea. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Matthew Rojansky of the Wilson Center about the restrictions' impact.
In Ukraine, tensions are high in the Crimean Peninsula. NPR's Emily Harris reports on the swearing in of new members to the Crimean defense force.
A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet had 239 people on board when it took off from Kuala Lumpur early Saturday. Families of those aboard are gathering near airports, fearing the worst.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early Saturday with 239 people aboard.
A former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius testified Friday at the double-amputee runner’s murder trial that he always carried a firearm.
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The BBC’s Jonathan Marcus joins us to discuss the latest.