This Sunday, the people of Afghanistan go to the polls to elect their first parliament in 25 years. But even as the country moves toward democracy, half its revenues still come from heroin. Miranda Kennedy reports from Kabul.
Attention Deficit Disorder is typically associated with kids, but adults are apparently are just as distracted as children — they've doubled the use of brand-name drugs to help them focus. Helen Palmer reports.
Some of the countries that have been the biggest recipients of outsourced US financial services, like India and China, have terrible track records protecting the information they handle, according to a new Congressional report. William Kistner has more.
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