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Ivory Coast in turmoil

The United Nations says Laurent Gbagbo of Ivory Coast lost his country's presidential vote in November but he and his supporters have refused to accept that result. The BBC's John James is in the city of Abijan.

Arts, Culture & Media

The world's poorest countries

Today's Geo Quiz is about money. We Americans aren't feeling very wealthy right now. Most of us are a lot wealthier still than most of the world's 6.8 billion people. Most of them are poor. We want to know which are the 5 poorest countries of the world?

Arts, Culture & Media

Latin Genius of Love'

The Talking Heads franchise Tom Tom Club had a big impact on artists in the latin world when it came out with its single �Genius of Love' in 1981. The World's Marco Werman explores the post-punk-funk-latin connection.

Global Politics

Dream Act in Ohio

The Dream Act could provide a pathway to legal residency for young immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children. A conservative community in Ohio is supporting its passage as an 18-year-old awaits deportation. The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Conflict & Justice

Have a cigar!

Our Geo Quiz is about cigars this time. The best cigars come from Cuba. At least that's what cigar aficionados say. But it's been illegal to import Cuban cigars to the US since the 1960s. We want you to name two of the most popular with cigar lovers.

Lifestyle & Belief

Salsa night in Kandahar

At the sprawling US military Kandahar Airfield, in Southern Afghanistan, there are many ways to entertain oneself on a year-long deployment, including Salsa night. That's every Saturday. Correspondent Ben Gilbert has a report from Kandahar.