Russia Moves More Troops Across Ukraine Border, NATO Says David Greene talks to Alexander Vershbow, deputy secretary general of NATO, about Russian military advances into Ukraine. The NATO-Ukraine Commission held an emergency meeting in Brussels on Friday.
Wrong Campus Photo Used For Student Material Students at Washington State University received planners. But it turned out the photo used was of the University of Washington. On the bright side, at least there was no photo of Washington, D.C.
'Life Of Crime' Has Authentic Elmore Leonard Snap The late author wrote close to 50 novels, and several of them, including <em>Get Shorty</em> and <em>Out of Sight</em>, were made into films. His 1978 book <em>The Switch</em> has been turned into a film called <em>Life of Crime</em>.
Chicago's Gang Violence Limits Kids Mobility Steve Inskeep talks to Steve Gates of Youth Advocate Programs, a lifelong resident of one of Chicago's most violent neighborhoods, about the changing nature and daily experience of violence there.
Michel Martin Recaps #BeyondFerguson Steve Inskeep talks to Michel Martin about the community conversation covering race and law enforcement that was held Thursday night in Ferguson, Mo. There was also a Twitter chat at #BeyondFerguson.
Russia Denies It's Directly Aiding Pro-Russian Separatists Russia's government says any Russians who may be in Ukraine are volunteers. For a Russian perspective, David Greene talks to Fyodor Lukyanov, editor-in-chief of the journal, <em>Russia In Global Affairs</em>.
Retailers Entice Shoppers To Get Ready For New School Year David Greene talks to branding expert Martin Lindstrom about the psychological tricks and ploys marketers and retailers use to entice shoppers into a back-to-school retail frenzy.
Case Could Jeopardize Washington State Recreational Pot Law The lawsuit is over whether local governments have the right to ban pot businesses otherwise permitted under state law. The ruling could strike down the framework for regulating and selling pot there.
Barclays To Finance Detroit's Exit From Bankruptcy Barclays Capital has agreed to provide $275 million to finance Detroit's operations as the city emerges from bankruptcy. A judge must approve the plan before Detroit can receive the exit financing.