The recent death of a Moscow lawyer has caused an outcry in Russia and the U.K. The lawyer was working for a British investment firm and claimed to have evidence that Russian officials perpetrated a massive tax fraud. Stephen Beard reports.
The documentary 'The New Recruits' follows young capitalists as they try to sell goods and services in developing countries. Seth Kramer, a producer of the film, and Heidi Krauel, one of the capitalists, talk with Kai Ryssdal about the documentary.
Proton therapy is a type of radiation used to treat cancer. And it gets at one of the thorniest questions about the health-care overhaul: How do you balance innovation and cost control? Joel Rose reports.
In 2007 developers broke ground on a skyscraper in Chicago, but the building never got off the ground. Adrienne Hill reports organized labor is looking to use investment money to create its own stimulus project.
Did you spend some company time to shop online on Cyber Monday? Unlike Black Friday, there's no parking hassles or lines at the register. Where did this shopping event come from anyway? Sally Herships reports.
The emirate shocked markets when it announced state-run Dubai World would delay payments on some of its debt. Now investors are getting mixed messages about just how far the government will go to smooth things over. Amy Scott reports.
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