Iran's Revolutionary Court this week convicted Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian of espionage, in a trial and verdict described as a sham by his family, his lawyer and the paper. The Post's Foreign Editor Douglas Gehl joins us with the latest updates in the case.
The U.S., Russia, China, Iran and North Korea have emerged as major players in the new world of cyberwarfare. With a panel of experts, we discuss global security threats posed by increasingly sophisticated malware and the new digital arms race.
The Justice Department will release about 6,000 inmates early to ease overcrowding in federal prisons across the country. The move signals the department's interest in sentencing reform, an issue that has attracted bipartisan support.
Journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates was just named a MacArthur Fellow. A conversation with Coates about the devastating effect of mass incarceration on black families and his recent memoir about growing up in inner-city Baltimore.
Russia is sending what it calls "volunteer" troops to Syria, and its airstrikes have targeted CIA-backed rebels. We look at Russia's support of the Assad regime and escalating concerns over a possible U.S.-Russia proxy war in Syria.
After creating and then stifling Virginia's payday lending industry, state lawmakers opened the door to car-title lending in 2010. Since then, these businesses have stayed a step ahead of efforts to limit how much interest they charge.
Federal officials inject themselves in the debate over Metro safety. Maryland state lawmakers spar over early voting sites in Montgomery County. And Pope Francis' representatives in D.C. make a last-minute plea for a death row inmate in Virginia.
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