- Making News: US Arrests Missile Buyer
Federal officials are claiming another victory in the war on terrorism by intercepting an effort to smuggle a shoulder-fired missile into the US -specifically for the purpose of shooting a commercial airliner out of the sky.- Eric Umansky, who edits the "Today's Papers" column for Slate.com, has been following the US-Russian sting operation that netted the aspiring arms dealer.
- Reporter's Notebook: Our Town in Compton
In crime-ridden Compton, California, impoverished black and Latino kids go to Dominguez High School, which has a pretty good basketball team but hadn-t had a school play in 20 years. Catherine Borek decided to end the drama drought by staging Thornton Wilder-s Our Town. We hear from Borek and the play-s narrator, Ebony Starr Norwood-Brown, about production that was documented in the film OT: Our Town, which opens this Friday in New York, Los Angeles and several other cities around the country.
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