Tuesday, December 28, 2010 | Categories: Episodes
Officer down. Erika Gándara (air-EE-kah GAHN-dar-ah) was the last police officer in the increasingly dangerous town of Guadalupe, Mexico -- and now, she's been abducted.
A president takes precedence. When a human-rights worker accuses Chechnya's leader of assassinating his colleague, Natalya Estemirova, he finds himself in court -- facing three years in prison.
Lost Horizon. We return to the heart of darkness, and look back at our coverage of the catastrophic oil spill that followed the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon.
The forebear went over the mountain. From a couple of tiny bones, scientists identify a group of widely travelled ancient human ancestors called the Denisovans.
Firth come, Firth served. The man who played Mr. D'Arcy turns to science -- and instead of causing hearts to pound, he's causing brains to get scanned.
And...what's white and white and read all over? In a seemingly straightforward story about winter weather, one New York Times reporter unleashes a blizzard of poetic language.
As It Happens, the Tuesday edition. Radio that catches his drifts.