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What's In A Name? Former Arthur Anderson Employees Spell It Out

A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.

In Photos, North Korea's Former Leaders Are Ominipresent

German photojournalist Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas. Leeb is sharing her experience with a book of photographs that she took. David Greene talks to Leeb about her trips in 2012 and 2013.

Journalist Charles Bowden Dies At 69

We remember Charles Bowden, an investigative journalist who spent much of his career delving into the world of drug cartels along the U.S.-Mexico border. Bowden died after an illness at home in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on Saturday. He was 69 years old.

Israel Claims 988 Acres Of West Bank Land

Israel has claimed 988 acres of territory on the West Bank, in the Etzion Jewish settlement near Bethlehem. It's the same area from which three Jewish teens were kidnapped and later killed by Hamas militants in June.

Depression-Era Photos Make A Mark In American Photography

Lauren Tilton is co-director, and Laura Wexler is Primary Investigator of Photogrammar, a Yale University project that has organized and mapped photographs taken for the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information from 1935 to 1946.

Jihadi Recruiters Taylor Their Message To Online Trends

Steve Inskeep talks to a Haras Rafiq, a counter extremism expert about how Jihadi recruiters convince young men in Britain and the U.S. to go and fight for ISIS.

Cameron Seeks To Expand Terrorism Laws To Target British Fighters

British Prime Minister David Cameron has outlined measures intended to stop British citizens who have fought in Iraq and Syria from returning to the UK. Cameron told Parliament on Monday that airlines would be legally obliged to hand over their passenger lists, and police given the right to seize the passports of suspected Islamist fighters at border crossings.

Despite Risks, Municipal Workers Stay On The Job In Donetsk

Despite the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-supported separatists, some aspects of daily life continue. In rebel-held Donetsk, many city services are still functioning.

Sen. Robert Menendez Visits Ukraine

David Greene talks to New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, who is returning from a trip to Ukraine, about the situation there.

The Last Word In Business

Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.

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