The three American hikers detained in Iran were reunited with theirmothers earlier today. Josh Fattal, Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd havenot been released, but the mothers' visit could be a step forward in the 10-month ordeal.
Currently, the hikers stand accused of espionage after crossing into Iran during a hike in Iraqi Kurdistan, in northern Iraq. For the complete story, read Joshua Hammer's "Mountain of Trouble" from our May issue.
-- Jonah Ogles