Investigative journalism faces new constraints worldwide. Recent episodes have much to say about the "stateless" nature of journalism and surveillance today, as writer Jay Rosen tells host Marco Werman.
It's a hot steamy summer in Pakistan and amid the stifling heat comes charges that former president and army chief, Pervez Musharraf, is allegedly connected to the 2007 murder of former prime minister, Benazir Bhutto.
The government crackdown in Egypt against the Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters has succeeded in sidelining political Islam for the time being. But it could also be setting the stage for a more violent response from supporters.
One of the decisive events in the history of Iran was the 1953 coup that overthrew a democratically elected government. Now the CIA has released documents confirming America played a leading role in organizing and directing the coup.
Scores have been killed and many injured in Egypt today after the army went in to clear the camps of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Meanwhile the interim government has declared a month-long state of emergency.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has called the situation in Egypt "deplorable" and appealed for calm. Host Marco Werman talks with former US Ambassador to Egypt, Frank Wisner, about his view of the events, and how the United States should respond.
Aides to Israel's PM are working on a new plan to recruit college students to spread the government's message. The online public diplomacy would be conducted by about 550 kids, who wouldn't be required to identify themselves as working for the government.
A British court today fined five corporations ? including BP ? a total of $14.6 million for a 2005 explosion at an oil depot in southern England. Forty three people were injured in the accident. Anchor Marco Werman has more.
Among the more than one million Syrians who've fled the war are Syrians of Armenian descent. Unlike most Syrian refugees, they're Christian. And many of them fear that if Syrian Bashar al-Assad leaves, they can never go home again.
A Congressional report last fall urged American businesses and government agencies not to buy equipment from Chinese telecommunication giant, Huawei. The reason? It could be used as a backdoor for Chinese cyberspying.
A song by Noize MC is about a Moscow traffic accident. Two weeks ago the vice-president of Lukoil crashed into a Citroen killing two women in that car. The police blamed the Citroen but Noize MC has his own version. Anchor Marco Werman has more.
In South Korea, direct physical punishment was banned in all schools last month. And now teachers and students there are mixed over what alternative should take its place. From Seoul, reporter Jason Strother has the story.
Greek hip-hop and rap artist Pavlos Fyssas, also known as Killah P, was murdered Tuesday night in a suburb of the port city of Piraeus. The man who admitted killing Fyssas also claims to be a supporter of the far-right party known as Golden Dawn.
A US law aimed at getting the military and armed groups out of Congo's mineral mines is having an unintended effect American and European companies that can't certify minerals are "conflict-free" are pulling out. And Chinese mineral buyers are moving in.