Much of the money made from the illegal global ivory trade funds global terrorism and criminal networks. Judy Woodruff talks to the NewsHour’s P.J. Tobia about illicit ivory sales in the U.S. and how hard it is to regulate.
By Xander Landen
The U.S. Marshals Service held an auction Friday of nearly 30,000 bitcoins seized from the now-shuttered online black market, Silk Road.
By Ellen Rolfes
In Burkina Faso, gold production has more than doubled in recent years. Though child labor is against the law in the West African nation, the economics and the nature of mining make labor law enforcement extremely difficult.
After the theft of five valuable paintings from a Paris museum, Jeffrey Brown talks to art security and recovery consultant Robert Wittman about the black market for stolen art and security measures that could help protect valuable artifacts.
The Paris Museum of Modern Art remained closed, following the theft of five paintings, valued at more than $110 million. Jeffrey Brown has the latest on the daring art heist.
Over the centuries, archaeologists and looters unearthed ancient sculptures and other works of art on the Italian peninsula, taking their finds home with them. Now, with "Nostoi," Greek for "return home," Rome celebrates the return of many of these masterpieces…
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