On a day of flurries, some happier news: kidnapped New York Times reporter has had his homecoming at the Times newsroom. Per Gawker’s report:

According to Times Twitterers Jennifer 8. Lee and Jodi Kantor, Rohde, his wife Kristin Mulvihill, and his Afghan fixer Tahir Ludin entered the newsroom minutes ago to what Kantor calls a “looooong loud ovation.” The assembled Times staffers were in tears.
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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.