Freed U.S. hikers return home

Associated Press
FILE -In this 1984 file photo, Muhammad Ali is shown. Ali has pleaded with the government of Iran to release two American hikers arrested in 2009 and charged with spying. The Feb. 1 letter asks Khameini to release Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, who were arrested while hiking in northern Iraq near the Iranian border. A third hiker, Sarah Shoud, was released on bail in September, shortly after Ali first wrote to Khamenei.  (AP Photo/Mario Cabrera, File)

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"After 781 days of prison, Shane and I are now free men," a jubilant Joshua Fattal announced, hours after he and Shane Bauer landed at Kennedy International Airport. (AP)

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