Program aims to bridge gap between cops and kids Two Minneapolis police officers have taken the idea of community-oriented policing one step further by mounting bikes and hitting the streets in order to foster a greater connection between police and the community.5:24 p.m.
The Risk And Reward In Clinton's N. Korea Mission
Former President Clinton's diplomatic mission to North Korea secured the release of two U.S. journalists held by the isolated communist regime. But critics say the trip handed a propaganda coup to Pyongyang and risked undermining broader U.S. efforts against the aspiring nuclear power.
Divided Village On Israeli-Lebanon Border In Limbo
New research suggests that a village that has been divided into Lebanese and Israeli sectors may actually be Syrian. The finding about the disputed village of Ghajar could have an impact on future talks over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
Feds: N.C. Terrorism Suspect Spoke Of Love For Jihad
At a bail hearing on Tuesday, an FBI agent said Daniel Boyd, the alleged leader of a group accused of plotting terrorist attacks abroad, talked of fighting for Allah and despising the U.S. military presence at Muslim holy sites.
Friends Seek Release Of Jailed Hikers In Iran
Three American hikers remain in Iranian custody after straying across the Iraq border last Friday. Two of the three are residents of the San Francisco Bay Area, where friends are lobbying for their release.
Sorority Silent On President's Alleged Misdeeds
When several sisters of the nation's oldest black sorority alleged the organization's president was grossly misusing funds, their membership was suspended. Now many members refuse to talk, saying they fear being blacklisted.
Flamenco And Hip-Hop Unite In Granada
Ethnomusicologist and musician Canyon Cody talks about his new album, Granada Doaba, an improvised mix of flamenco, Andalusian and hip-hop music. Its 14 tracks were performed, recorded and mixed in Cody's makeshift studio in the Spanish city of Granada while he studied the multicultural history of the region on a Fulbright scholarship.
Former North Korea Liaison On Clinton's Trip
President Clinton has helped negotiate the release of two U.S. journalists who apparently entered the country illegally. Evans Revere, president of the Korea Society, offers his insight.
Regulators Wary Of Financial Overhaul
The Obama administration's plan to overhaul the financial regulatory system is running into opposition from regulators. The Office of Thrift Supervision doesn't want to merge with the Comptroller of the Currency. The Federal Reserve is fighting the creation of a new agency to oversee consumer products and the FDIC is opposing the idea of making the Fed the regulator of "systemic risk."
Trial Of Chinese Activist To Begin
A Chinese human rights activist is scheduled to go on trial Wednesday after being imprisoned for more than 13 months. Huang Qi tried to help parents of children who died in school collapses during last year's Sichuan earthquake. He is charged with "illegal possession of state secrets." Sophie Richardson, Human Rights Watch's Asia advocacy director, offers her insight.
Letters: Yosemite, Haggis
Listeners respond to the interview with Yosemite Park ranger Bob Roney and the story on the origins of haggis. Melissa Block and Madeleine Brand read from listeners' e-mails.