Shane Bauer, left, Josh Fattal: Back home, and speaking out.Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal have returned to the United States, and begun describing their two-plus-year ordeal in Iran as accused, convicted, and imprisoned "spies." The two Americans had to go on hunger strikes just to receive letters ... More >>
Shane Bauer, left, and Josh Fattal are finally free.Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal are coming home, and not a moment too soon.Two years after they were first detained in Iran on fraudulent spying charges, and two months into an eight-year prison sentence, Bauer, a Minnesota native and international ... More >>
Shane Bauer would be a free man, but someone has to finish his vacation first.The plight of Shane Bauer, a Minnesota native and freelance foreign correspondent, and his friend Josh Fattal, has captivated and outraged Americans. Apparently, the Iranian authorities responsible for jailing, and perh ... More >>
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, magnanimous bastard, says he'll release the two Americans.Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the slithering president of Iran, has made a promise to America -- and one of its most devoted mothers.Ahmaedinejad told the Washington Post he'll release Minnesota native Shane Bauer and Josh Fatt ... More >>
Sarah Shourd wants Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal released from an Iranian prison.Shane Bauer is still stuck in a miserable Iranian prison with his friend Josh Fattal, held on spy charges ahead of a February trial. But if the Minnesota native and freelance journalist ever gets out, he intends t ... More >>
Shane Bauer can't count on Mama Grizzly.We can probably all agree that a public Twitter account isn't the best place to shoot for nuance in U.S. diplomatic relations. But that didn't stop U.S. State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley. We also can't be too surprised that Sarah Palin would pick ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty: 9/11 expert.Tim Pawlenty is not pleased with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's suggestion at the United Nations summit yesterday that most people around the world believe 9/11 was an inside job. On his radio show this morning, the Minnesota governor called Ahmadinejad a ... More >>
Cindy Hickey and the two other hikers' moms had written to Iran's president seeking a visit.
The Minnesota Daily's Arts and Entertainment section had an interesting choice for their list of people they can't help but be attracted to.
Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Divestment bill will withdraw pension funds from Iran's oil sector
Monday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Put off by his controversial words on Israel, the University of St. Thomas snubs a Nobel Laureate
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