After steady complaints by taxi drivers in Kenya that the ride-sharing service Uber is stealing their business, six men were arrested last week and charged with attempted murder of an Uber driver. The men are accused of orchestrating a wave of attacks in Nairobi including torching two Uber vehicles.
There's been more ripple effects from the release of a Panamanian law firm's records dating back to the 1970s. On Tuesday, the prime minister of Iceland resigned after his name turned up in the files. Experts who follow money laundering and tax evasion point to laws that allow shell corporations as a fundamental problem.
The Vatican confirmed it is discussing a visit by Pope Francis to the Greek Island of Lesbos, to draw attention to the plight of asylum seekers trying to reach Europe. The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople would join Francis on the island. Lesbos is at the center of a controversial EU plan to send migrants back to Turkey.
Mississippi's governor signed into law a bill that lets religious organizations, individuals and private companies refuse services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, if they feel offering such services violates their religious beliefs. Renee Montagne talks to Mitchell Moore, who owns two bakeries in Mississippi, and who opposes the new law.
Hilde Kate Lysiak (HILL-dee kate LEE zyack) of Selinsgrove (SELL-inz-grove>>, Pennsylvania, is nine years old, and for the last two years, she' been the editor and publisher of "The Orange Street News." Not everyone is fan of Hilde's reporting on the neighborhood murder, but Renee Montagne reports she's standing up to critics.
That means only the sender and recipient of a message can view it. The people who run the popular messaging service cannot, and they cannot hand data over to law enforcement.
Tamara Keith has the Democrats perspective; Sarah McCammon the Republicans. Democratic pollster Margie Omero of Purple Strategies and GOP pollster Neil Newhouse of Public Opinion Strategies weigh in.
Over the past century, small-town seed businesses have given way to global enterprises. The story of one small seed company in Nebraska helps explain what drove the transformation.