In the burgeoning days of the Internet, everything was free, says author Joshua Cohen. Or at least it felt free. And then he started writing for himself, learning the pride of making something and receiving the spark of recognition. In…
By PBS NewsHour
The SEALs boarded the tanker Morning Glory late Sunday in international waters in the Mediterranean Sea near Cyprus. Rear Adm. John Kirby said no one was injured in the operation, which was approved by President Barack Obama.
By Associated Press
Hari Sreenivasan speaks with maritime risk consultant Michael Frodl about the recent capture of two Americans off of the coast of Nigeria by armed pirates, and what economic and political implications a rescue could entail.
U.S. film, TV and music producers are taking aim at leading Internet companies for allowing Web users to easily search and access pirated media. Jeffrey Brown explores options for policing pirated media with the Open Internet Coalition's Markham Erickson and…
Journalist Jay Bahadur's new book, "The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their Hidden World," offers a rare glimpse inside the inner workings of modern piracy off the cost of Somalia. Ray Suarez and Bahadur discuss his real-life tale of crime on…
By Molly Finnegan
A roundup of arts headlines.
President Obama vowed Monday to halt the rise of piracy as details emerged about the rescue of a U.S. sea captain. Analysts weigh how to best protect U.S. ships from pirates.
By PBS NewsHour
American ship captain Richard Phillips tried to swim away from his Somali captors Friday but was quickly recaptured, as another pirate ship and a U.S. warship headed to the scene about 200 miles off the coast of Somalia.
Pirates that captured a U.S.-flagged ship Wednesday are still holding Capt. Richard Phillips hostage on a lifeboat after the American crew regained control of the ship.
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