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Veteran flight attendant's views

The JetBlue flight attendant who cursed out a rude passenger then left the plane via the emergency slide is facing possible jail time. But he's also become a bit of folk hero. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with flight attendant Betty Thesky about the story.

Conflict & Justice

US guest worker rights

Monica Ortiz Uribe reports on a US legal aid group that helps Mexican immigrant workers pursue legal cases to protect their rights. Many of the workers leave the US without pursuing legal action because of their immigration status.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Kandy in Sri Lanka. Buddhists in this city are celebrating Perahara. It's a 10-day affair with elephant parades and fire-dancing all rolled into one.

Arts, Culture & Media

Vampire rock

In 1979 Peter Murphy sang about the death of a vampire and gave birth to gothic rock. Now Murphy portrays a vampire in the latest �Twilight' film. For today's Global Hit, Matthew Brunwasser profiles the front man of the seminal gothic rock band Bauhaus.

Global Politics

Kandahar supply lines

The US military operation in Kandahar is currently focusing on a district to the north, called Arghandab. The town holds the key to controlling roads coming into Kandahar, the area poses a serious challenge to NATO troops. Ben Gilbert reports.

Global Politics

Pakistan's flooding catastrophe

Rivers are bursting their banks in Pakistan's Sindh province, as the worst monsoon rains in 80 years continue to hit Pakistan. More than 4 million people have been affected, and whole villages have been washed away. We hear from The BBC's Aleem Maqbool.