Global Scan

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.


President Obama in Turkey

President Obama finishes off his first overseas tour as president with a stop in Turkey. Mr. Obama delivered a speech there today, calling Turkey a "critical ally," and he's getting good reviews there. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.

Lifestyle & Belief

Turkey's Jews

Muslims and Jews in Turkey have a long history of friendliness. But that relationship is being tested by the public anger at Israel for the attack on the Gaza flotilla on Monday. From Istanbul, Matthew Brunwasser reports.


Turkish immigrants leaving Germany

Third-generation immigrants, born and raised in Germany, are still considered foreigners. That's prompted many Turks to leave Germany for a country they've never lived in. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Istanbul.