Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.
Captain Mark Weiss says he's not sure what happened to the flight, but "I think there was a some kind of a struggle in airplane."
The Japanese are worried that geothermal power plants will disrupt their natural hot springs.
Mangok Bol has returned to South Sudan to search for his nieces and nephew who were abducted by militants.
Jeremy Hobson sits down with the two men behind the band: James Mercer and Brian Burton, a.k.a. Danger Mouse.