Musi's case is thought to be the first of its kind in the US in more than a century.
The most unique explanation for the conviction of Roxana Saberi on espionage charges may be an allegory about US, Russian, and Iranian intelligence services hunting for a rabbit.
The tangled case involves Somali pirates, a German ship, an overcrowded Kenyan prison, and allegations of human rights abuses.
Secretary Clinton vows action, and seeks an international effort against the Somali pirates
How to deal with attackers in order to protect the ship, its cargo, and its crew is on everybody's mind.
Readers write about freedom of religious speech, why the US should end the Cuba embargo, Somali piracy, using the Web for news, and why the US can learn from Canadian schools.
For the first time, crewmembers of the Maersk Alabama share details of their Indian Ocean encounter
In London, the business capital of the world's maritime industry, firms shape decisions on arming ships and negotiating with pirates.