New York Times reporter Michael Schwirtz sheds light on the problems at the City jail complex on Rikers Island, including prisoner abuse and the problems corrections officers face in dealing with a smaller population, but one with a higher component of the mentally ill.
Michael Schwirtz, reporter for The New York Times, talks about his reporting on how hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage from area treatment plants have flowed into NY and NJ waterways. NYC Department of Environmental Protection CommissionerCarter Strickland discusses the city's response.
In the latest chapter in a long history of violence in Chechnya, militants broke into the Chechen Parliament in Grozny this morning gunning down at least six people and wounding more than a dozen others. Two of the attackers were reported to be suicide bombers. This attack, like others, is thought to be a challenge to the authority of Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechnya's leader. Michael Schwirtz, Moscow correspondent for The New York Times, has been following the story and joins the program with the latest.