Police in Texas had an easy time investigating a bank robbery. Someone robbed the International Bank of Commerce in Houston. They wore masks but afterward, police found evidence it was an inside job. A teller's boyfriend posted he was "wiping his teeth with hundreds."
Steve Inskeep talks to Mohamed El Baradei about his political ambitions in Egypt and his new book: "The Age of Deception" — Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times. El Baradei is running for president in Egypt and is the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
The Supreme Court won't fast-track a challenge to the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law. The challenge was filed by the state of Virginia and its attorney general. The case will be heard in the appeals courts instead — though it still could reach the high court before the 2012 elections.
In the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, a bell rang 25 times Tuesday morning, marking each year that has passed since the world's worst nuclear disaster. Many people who lived through the 1986 Chernobyl accident are still suffering the after-effects, and the new nuclear crisis unfolding in Japan serves as another reminder of just how long recovery can take.
A short drive away from the Chernobyl plant stands a police checkpoint that guards the restricted area. Outside, it's a beautiful part of Ukraine, with forests and fields. Inside, it's still largely a wasteland.