Rebecca Henschke reports on the Cambodia's real estate boom -- and its effect of slum dwellers who are often forced out of their homes to make way for new developments, and that's led to protests from human rights groups.
The World's Clark Boyd reports on governments that have found various ways to block citizens' access to internet sites; this web filtering is described in a new book, "Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering".
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Samantha Power about her new book, "Chasing The Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World;ï¿½ the book was inspired by the life and tragic death of the man who led the UN mission in Iraq in 2003.
Formosa Plastics, a Taiwanese plastics company, intends to build a complex in St. James Parish, Louisiana, a region already known as "Cancer Alley." Environmental activist Anne Rolfes faces criminal charges for a protest action she took to call attention to the company's history of harm.
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