Pakistan

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This artist is taking snow angels to an extreme

Call it snowshoe art or perhaps folly in the freezing cold, but it takes imagination to create patterns that you can only see from a distance. And Alan Turing, the father of computer science, gets a posthumous pardon from Britain. Pakistan's long experiment in natural-gas cars is crashing. We also explore why Muslims and Jews are celebrating Christmas, and more, in today's Global Scan.

Controlling violence in Pakistan

The eight-hour siege of a police academy in Lahore, Pakistan has many people -- including government officials -- talking about Pakistan's apparent inability to control the violence within its borders. The World's Laura Lynch reports.