India's financial capital was struck Wednesday by a series of blasts that killed at least 17 people. It marked the second time in three years that Mumbai suffered a major terrorist attack. Steve Inskeep talks with Mark Magnier, a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times in New Delhi, about the attack.
The seven-time Cy Young Award winner faces charges of perjury and obstruction of Congress — which carry a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison. The prosecution says it has physical evidence against the baseball pitching star, but Clemens' attorney contends the evidence is fake.
Harry Potter has headlined seven films over 10 years, and brought in $1 billion in domestic box office sales. The eighth film opens at midnight, and it already has sold more than $32 million dollars in tickets.
Reuters columnist David Cay Johnston says he made a mistake. The Pulitzer Prize-winning economics reporter wrote about Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. The company faces a scandal in Britain but Johnston focused on something else. He wrote News Corp. paid no taxes for years, instead collecting billions of dollars in refunds. Johnston tells Steve Inskeep his story was wrong.
The Obama administration stopped short of calling for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to resign after Assad loyalists attacked the U.S. Embassy in Damascus. The public posture on Syria is changing as Assad's regime continues its brutal crackdown on protesters. Britain's Foreign Officer Minister Alistair Burt talks to Steve Inskeep about the situation in Syria.