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Egypt's reaction to protests

Reporter Ursula Lindsey tells how Iran's street protests are being viewed in Egypt. Cairo and Tehran are old rivals, with longstanding grievances. Neither wants to see anti-government demonstrations on their streets.

Global Politics

Iran overture update

Anchor Lisa Mullins has a brief update on US efforts to reach out to Iran. Today, the White House said it's rescinded invitations to Iranian diplomats to attend July 4th celebrations.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer postcard

For today's Geo Quiz, we asked what direction you're traveling in if you're crossing the Panama by train from the Pacific to the Atlantic. The answer is northwest. Reporter Murray Carpenter recently took the train ride and sent us an audio postcard.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

He's been sampled in dance tracks and he's recorded an introduction to Peter and the Wolf. But former Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev has never sung on an album. Until now. The World's Marco Werman tells us about Gorbachev's CD for his late wife Raisa.

Conflict & Justice

US foreign policy with Iran

Host Marco Werman talks about the US and Iran with Raymond Tanter, who served on the National Security Council under President Ronald Reagan. Tanter has joined John McCain and others in criticizing President Obama for not being tough enough on Iran.

Global Politics

Russian dolls bailout

Jessica Goloher reports from Moscow on the Russian government's promise to bail out one of its iconic but troubled industries. Sales of the colorful wooden nesting dolls known as 'Matrioshka,' are plummeting, and their makers are looking for support.