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London 'car boot' sale

Thrifty folk in England are packing their cars with unwanted stuff and carting it off to flea markets, to sell from their trunks - or boots - as they're called there. Tracey Hobson, organizer of a car boot sale in London, sends this audio postcard.

Global Politics

Hillary Clinton in Jerusalem

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Israeli leaders in Jerusalem today. Clinton stressed that Israel could count on continued support from the US, but also said the Obama Administration will work hard towards an independent Palestinian state.

Global Politics

Donors pledge aid to rebuild Gaza

Palestinians got a boost last night in the form of 4.5 billions dollars in aid to help rebuild the Gaza Strip. The money was pledged at an international donor conference held last night in Sharm-El-Sheik Egypt. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the British overseas territory of Bermuda. 400 years ago this island in the North Atlantic off the east coast of the U.S. was an important way station for ships voyaging to the New World. It was also the scene of an important shipwreck, one that probably inspired Shakespeare to write The Tempest. British writer Simon Winchester sends us an audio postcard from Bermuda.