Holy Ship! The world's largest-ever container ship made its maiden voyage this summer. The Triple E is over a thousand feet long and can carry 9,000 of the largest shipping containers. And more Triple Es are in the works.
German rock star Herbert Grönemeyer is usually mobbed on the streets in his home country. This week he kicks off his first US tour and releases his first all-English language album. Grönemeyer speaks to anchor Marco Werman.
As the debate over a possible US military strike in Syria continues, the fighting continues in Syria, and the anxiety rises there too. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to two residents of the coastal city of Latakia.
Vyacheslav Nikonov is the former deputy head of the Russian parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee. He speaks with anchor Marco Werman about Russia's position that Syria rebels are responsible for poison gas attacks on civilians.
In the case of Iran and its attitudes toward a possible US attack on Syria, the BBC Persian Service has been fielding comments -- lots of them -- from Iranian citizens. Marco Werman speaks with Rana Rahimpour of BBC's Persian Service.
The field of engineering is so popular in India that it's harder to get into a top engineering school there than to get into Harvard. And that has some worried that India faces a shortage of other professionals.
Several scientific groups are tracking the global spread of infectious diseases by monitoring Twitter, web searches, and other content online. The World's Rhitu Chatterjee looks at the promise and challenges of disease surveillance via the internet.
Synthetic fertilizers contribute mightily to climate change. So now there's a growing push in India to return to the ancient practice of using human waste as fertilizer, but with modern sanitary safeguards.
The south Indian state of Kerala is home to one of the oldest synagogues in the world and its Jewish community dates back to ancient times. But over the past several decades, most of Kochi's Jews have gone to Israel.
Butchering chicken and meat. It's dangerous, low-paying factory work, and it leans heavily on immigrant workers, sometimes illegally. But some immigrants are deciding to move on from such tough work. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch reports from Missouri.