- Newsmaker: Suspect Arrested in Samantha Runnion-s Death
There-s been a major breakthrough in one of America-s most notorious cases of child abduction and murder. Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona has announced the arrest of 27 year-old Alejandro Avila in the murder of 5 year-old Samantha Runnion whose nude body was dumped alongside a Southland highway. Jeff Collins, of the Orange County Register, updates the tragedy and its impact on local communities.
- Reporter's Notebook: IRA Apology Elicits Cries of Opportunism
The Irish Republican Army has issued a formal apology for the deaths and injuries it has caused among noncombatants over the past 30 years. The admission of guilt comes just a week before British Prime Minister Tony Blair is to announce whether the IRA is living up to the -Good Friday- ceasefire agreement. The Christian Science Monitor-s Anne Cadwallader has reactions from Blair, Ulster Unionists and the victims themselves.
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After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
Autocracy, Theocracy and… paperwork Last month in Berlin, Warren visited the archives of Stasi, the Communist secret police of East Germany. He learned that paperwork was almost as important to oppressive control as maintaining a climate of fear. Then he heard Rukmini Callamachi’s podcast, “Caliphate,” about gathering records from ISIS. The result is a riveting conversation between Callamachi and Dagmar Hovestadt, spokesperson for the Stasi Museum.
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