In other news Wednesday, the monthly U.S. death toll reached 30 Wednesday in Afghanistan when two Americans died in a roadside bombing. Also, the military in Kyrgyzstan tried to regain control of the southern city of Osh after days of…
The SEC charged powerful investment bank Goldman Sachs with defrauding investors in the runup to the subprime mortgage crisis. Jim Lehrer talks to a Washington Post reporter about the charges.
Paul Solman sits down with former bank regulator and author Bill Black as part of his continuing series of reports examining bank reform and the future of Wall Street.
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President Obama issued an executive order Tuesday establishing a multi-agency task force to crack down on financial fraud.
A trove of Bernard Madoff's belongings seized by U.S. Marshals from the Ponzi schemer's Manhattan penthouse and New York beach home are to set to go on sale Saturday in a government-run auction for victims of his fraud.
The consequences of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme continue to trickle down as his accountant pleaded guilty to criminal charges. Judy Woodruff reports.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's main election challenger said Sunday that he will withdraw from a planned Nov. 7 runoff, casting new doubts on the legitimacy of the Afghan government as the Obama administration debates U.S. strategy in the region.
Former CIA officer and terrorism expert Bruce Riedel discusses his book, "The Search for Al Qaeda: Its Leadership, Ideology, and Future" and his work chairing an Afghanistan policy review for the Obama administration.
An investigation into fraudulent ballots in Afghanistan has reduced President Hamid Karzai's share of the vote to 47 percent, triggering a runoff election between him and his closest challenger, Abdullah Abdullah.
A probe into fraud allegations in Afghanistan's presidential election carries important implications for the Obama administration's deliberations into war strategy there. Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post assesses the possible consequences with Judy Woodruff.
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