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Families of U.S. hikers hope for resolution

The families of two Americans charged with spying in Iran said Monday they're glad that Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were able to proclaim their innocence in a court in Tehran and that they hope the case is nearing an end. Full story

U.S. hikers go on trial in Iran

  Americans Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal will be in an Iranian court Sunday to stand trial on spying charges. A third hiker, Sarah Shourd, was released on bail and has since returned to the U.S.'s Al Stirrett reports.

Iran sets trial date for 3 Americans

  Feb. 6 has been set as the new trial date for Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, but a top Iranian official now says a deal for resolving the case is possible. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal
Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal

From left, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal, the three University of California at Berkeley graduates who were imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges, wait to speak at an "Occupy Oakland" rally Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, in Oakland, Calif.

Shane Bauer, center, addresses reporters as Josh Fattal, right, and Sarah Shourd listen on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011 in New York. Fattal and Bauer, both 29, were freed last week under a $1 million bail deal and arrived Wednesday in Oman, greeted by relatives and fellow hiker Shourd, who was release

Josh Fattal, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd
Josh Fattal, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd

Freed Americans Shane Bauer, left, Josh Fattal, center, and Sarah Shourd, right, Bauer's fiance, wave from the door to an airplane before leaving for the United States at the airport in Muscat, Oman, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. Two Americans freed from an Iranian prison told reporters Saturday they we