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India mood

Anchor David Baron speaks with MJ Akbar, an independent journalist and author about a mood of fear and anger in India in the wake of the Mumbai attacks.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer

For today's geoquiz we were looking for the Shangrila Express and we found at least two. The first is a new railway that runs from Beijing to Lhasa in Tibet. The other can be found on the streets of Brooklyn, New York. It's a food cart run by street vendor, Namgyal Gompa who sells traditional Tibetan cuisine.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, a cavalry regiment of the British Army stationed in Iraq, recorded a bagpipe album last year. It sold an unexpected 300,000 copies. Now they've recorded a sequel, this time at the Basra airport under a tent.

Mumbai attacks

We'll have the latest on the attacks in Mumbai. Anchor David Baron speaks with the BBC's Karishma Vaswani, who witnessed the end of the siege at a Jewish Center.

Mumbai attacks update

Anchor Ken Bader speaks with the BBC's Rahul Tandon outside the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, about the still chaotic scene in Mumbai, India, after yesterday's terrorist attacks. Authorities say more than 100 people died when gunmen opened fire in coordinated attacks throughout India's financial capital.

Arts, Culture & Media

Corn in Africa

Development agencies have long promoted corn as a crop that can modernize African agriculture. Yet some food experts say Africa has now become over-reliant on corn, and the result has been increased malnutrition and vulnerability to famine.

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Mayflower roots

The Pilgrims did not simply disembark from the Mayflower and feast on turkey, stuffing, and corn. And not all Americans with roots in New England are descendents of those Mayflower passengers.

Conflict & Justice

Mumbai report

Chaos and confusion in Mumbai has made it difficult to get solid information about the attackers. A previously unknown militant group has claimed responsibility. The World's Matthew Bell reports.