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The price of altruism

If Darwin's theory tells us that life is a competition, then how did altruism evolve? A scientist who helped solve that riddle is the focus of a new biography by Oren Harman. The World's Rhitu Chatterjee spoke to Harman.

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Tales of things

Many of the things we buy come fresh out of the box. But get something second-hand, and that object has lived out at least one life with somebody else before you even see it. The World's Ari Daniel Shapiro reports.


Convictions in US aid money scam

Two men have been convicted of stealing US aid money for Liberia. The men worked for the Christian charity World Vision, which administers aid to Liberia. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from World Vision vice-president, George Ward.