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Conflict & Justice

Russian activist murdered

Anchor Laura Lynch speaks with Allison Gill of Human Rights Watch in Russia, about yesterday's murder of Russian human rights activist, Natalya Estemirova. Estemirova was abducted yesterday near her home in Chechnya's capital Grozny and later found dead.

Arts, Culture & Media

Add to the five-foot shelf

One hundred years ago, Harvard President Charles Eliot declared that all the books you need for a complete liberal arts education could fit on a five-foot shelf. We asked you to come up with some updates. Jeb Sharp reads a couple of the suggestions.

Global Politics

Kidnappers cross into Venezuela

Kidnappings in Colombia are down. But the kidnappers are still busy. Colombian guerrillas and criminal gangs are now crossing the border into Venezuela to find new victims for ransom. John Otis reports from San Cristobal, Venezuela.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the city where cyclists in the 10th stage of the Tour de France will cross the finish line. The answer is Issoudun, France. Anchor Jeb Sharp gets the latest from New York Times reporter Juliet Macur.

Global Politics

Honduras standoff

Honduras' interim president said talks may begin Saturday to address the political crisis enveloping the country since the military deposed the country's sitting president two weeks ago. Anchor Jeb Sharp gets the latest from Director Jennifer McCoy.