Anna Politkovskaya was known for her coverage of corruption and the war in Chechnya. An earlier trial had resulted in acquittal but a Moscow jury on Tuesday found five men guilty in the murder case.
EBay says that it hasn't seen any sign of fraudulent activity since the breach was detected "about two weeks ago." It says it stores financial data and customer records in different places.
I'll go on the record as saying I personally am in favor of getting rid of the penny. I've got a jarful in my office just collecting dust.
And really over the course of a year how much difference would rounding up or down to the nearest nickel really make, anyway?
As it happens, we have an answer to that question:
Canada began phasing out its penny at the beginning of last year and a Quebec man kept track of how much he was gaining or losing over a year. Grand total? He was 89 cents ahead after 365 cash transactions.
So there you go: I say get rid of it.
Despite heavy spending by agribusiness and potential legal hurdles, voters in two rural Oregon counties approved bans on genetically modified crops on Tuesday.
The city council of Carson City had given unanimous initial approval of a bill making it a misdemeanor crime to bully anyone from kindergarten age up to 25 years old.
Six states held primaries on Tuesday, and the results were good for the GOP establishment. Host Michel Martin learns more about the results from NPR Politics Editor Charles Mahtesian.