Japanese-American activist and Malcolm X Ally, Yuri Kochiyama, has died at the age of 93. David Greene and Steve Inskeep have this remembrance.
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline has generated huge controversy, especially in Nebraska, where opposition to transporting crude from the oil sands of Canada has repeatedly delayed a national decision on the project. But even if the pipeline is rejected, it's possible the oil will come anyway — by rail. And that can pose a different set of problems.
On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency will propose rules to regulate the amount of carbon pollution existing facilities can release.
Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
Golf pro Phil Mickelson, investor Carl Icahn and William "Billy" Walters, a Las Vegas sports bettor, are being investigated over allegations of insider trading, according to published reports. The investigation began about three years ago, after Icahn bought a large stake in Clorox company. Well-timed trading around that bid made some investors a lot of money.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a conservative Hindu leader, defied expectations on his first day in office by holding a micro-summit with India's principle rival Muslim Pakistan.
Syrians are set to vote in a presidential elections on Tuesday, which Western observers are calling a farce. David Greene talks to Sam Dagher of "The Wall Street Journal."
BookCon planners knew the event would be filled with panels, author stalking and autograph opps for the Twitter set. What they didn't anticipate was a firestorm over their all white lineup.
The book industry has concluded its annual conference in New York City. Saturday's panel was put together after complaints were voiced that all the participating children's book authors were white.
David Greene talks to reporter Kate Kelly about her new book, The Secret Club that Runs the World: Inside the Fraternity of Commodity Traders.
Chen Guang is now an artist, and since early May, he has been held in police detention after staging a performance that was a comment on attempts to expunge the Tiananmen Square massacre from history.