New violence has erupted in central Nigeria, where a dispute over grazing land has reportedly sparked a raid that officials say killed more than 100 people.
Details are still emerging about the attack, which struck several villages on Friday. The BBC says heavily armed men attacked three villages, where they looted and destroyed homes and burned their victims' bodies.
NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton reports for our Newscast unit:
Comedian David Brenner, a staple of TV in the 1970s and 80s, has died at age 78. He's seen here hosting his <em>Nightlife </em>show, with<em> </em>musician Frank Zappa, center, and his children, Dweezil, left, and Moon Unit.
Comedian David Brenner has died at age 78. A favorite guest of Johnny Carson's on the Tonight Show in the 1970s and 80s, the lanky comedian was famous for balancing his wry jokes with a toothy smile. Brenner had been battling cancer.
When he introduced Brenner as a guest for the first time, Carson described him this way: "He's very clever. Somewhat warped. Which is — if you're going to do comedy, you should be a little bit warped, I think."
In Syria, the media is mostly state-controlled, but opposition activists have found a way to get their message out: pirate radio. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Obai Sukar, who co-founded one such station that broadcasts in Syria.