NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Diana Eltahawy, an Iraq researcher for Amnesty International. Its new report alleges that Sunni men fleeing ISIS-held territory have been executed and tortured by Shia militia.
Iran sentenced two American citizens to 10 years in prison. Siamak Namazi is an Iranian American, who had advocated for stronger ties between the countries. His father, a former UNICEF official, is also facing a decade in jail.
Retired four-star Gen. James Cartwright has pleaded guilty to making false statements to FBI agents investigating a media leak. He will be sentenced Jan. 17, but he could be in line for a presidential pardon.
It can cost billions to put on the Olympic games. Those high costs can be a burden to host cities and will be among the topics discussed Tuesday when International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach meets with organizers in Tokyo, home of the 2020 games.