Anchor Marco Werman takes us to the soundcheck for the first date on the US tour of Congolese band Staff Benda Bilili. They're from the streets of Kinshasa, confined by polio to wheelchairs. And they rock.
The news about climate change comes rather like snowflakes in a blizzard-from all directions at once, and accumulating in such overwhelming amounts and impact that it can be hard to know where to start digging out [...]
Homeless and getting around in make-shift wheelchairs, disabled by polio, the band members of Staff Benda Bilili defined down-on-their-luck. But in 2009, fame knocked on their doors. Since then, they've turned their lives upside down — and gone on a world tour, which brings them to the U.S. now.
Denmark has enacted strict immigration laws that prevent Danes who marry foreigners from living in their home country. For many, that's meant moving to nearby Sweden and often commuting back and forth every day for work.
For today's Geo Quiz -- we're looking for the Scandinavian city that's home to one of Europe's oldest zoos. It's Copenhagen. The city's zoo recently opened its new Elephanthus, a 50-million dollar elephant-friendly facility, as Deirdre Kennedy reports.
The great feasting hall depicted in the English epic poem Beowulf may be located under a field in east Denmark. Tom Christensen, curator of Denmark's Roskilde Museum has been leading the archaeological investigation.