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Global Scan

Scientists have unearthed a massive new dinosaur — bigger than a jetliner

It's hard to know if this is the biggest dinosaur ever to walk the Earth, but it's right up there with other titanosaurs, and its fossil is perhaps the most intact ever discovered. We also look at cyberwarfare, from NATO's plans for a collective defense against Russian hacking to a hacker's coalition that is fighting ISIS online. And have you ever heard of "chifa?" — it's a Peruvian-Asian fusion cuisine. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

What kind of 2014 is in store for us?

2013 was a mixed bag for the world. Syria's chemical weapons are on the road to being neutralized, but dictator Bashar al-Assad remains in power. Fewer people around the world are going hungry, but many are now overweight or obese. And Japan is still a long way from solving the problems stemming from the 2011 meltdown at Fukushima. All those stories and more in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Eva Ayllon

The singer dubbed the Queen of Afro-Peruvian Soul is wrapping up a short summer tour here in the US. Eva Ayllon hasn't strayed from her musical roots. Instead she's taken her music and performed it to a sell out crowd at Carnegie Hall.

Arts, Culture & Media

Peru's Pena

Guitarist and producer Cory Wong recently went on a musical journey. He went in search of Afro-Peruvian rhythms. And found them, not surprisingly, in Peru. The musicians he recorded there are heard on a new CD, �Pena.' Cory Wong gives us a sample.