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Alleged Russian spy ring charged

Federal prosecutors have charged eleven people with being part of a Russian espionage ring. The alleged agents were to gather information on nuclear weapons, American policy toward Iran and Congressional politics. The World's Jason Margolis reports.


Inside the world of spying

Anchor David Baron speaks with Peter Earnest, Executive Director of the International Spy Museum and a longtime CIA officer, about the alleged Russian spies arrested in the U.S. this week.


Problem with the PlayPump

A water pump built into a children's merry-go-round. The idea was simple: It was meant to provide clean water for thousands of African villages. Philanthropists loved it. Until it fell apart. Amy Costello's gives us an update on today's show.

Arts, Culture & Media

Swatch design impact

Watchmakers and designers are hailing the late Nicolas Hayek, the man behind the Swatch brand of watches. Hayek died this week. Anchor David Baron speaks with Donna Loveday, senior curator of London's Design Museum, about his impact on the design world.


The price of genetic testing

Genetic tests can tell people whether they and their children are at risk of getting certain diseases. But that knowledge can come at a price. Anchor David Baron speaks with Brazilian genetic counselor, Mayana Zatz.