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Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with University of Alaska entomologist Derek Sikes. He's among those searching for new signs of life on Kasatochi. An eruption there last year incinerated the island's plants and animals.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman takes us to the small Serbian town of Guca, population about 20,000 � except when the annual Trumpet Gathering festival is underway. This year it attracted more than 150-thousand people.

Global Politics

Clinton ends Africa tour

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton finished up her 11-day tour of Africa today, after a final stop in Cape Verde. The World's Jeb Sharp reports that the trip was strong on rhetoric but not especially ground-breaking in terms of policy.

Global Politics

Five Minutes of Heaven

The film Five Minutes of Heaven explores the aftermath of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The movie involves the meeting of two men whose lives were deeply altered by a murder. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the film's director, Oliver Hirschbeigel.

Conflict & Justice

Britain's health care system

The World's Laura Lynch reports on Britain's National Health Service, which is often dragged into the US debate over health care reform. Critics in the United States call the system inefficient, but many Britons defend the NHS.

Global Politics

Detained in Kenya

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the lawyer of a Canadian woman who's been detained in Kenya for months. She's been charged with identity fraud because she didn't look like she did in her passport picture.

Sports

Geo answer

We wanted the location of what's generally agreed to be highest-altitude 18-hole golf course in the world. The answer is the La Paz Golf Club in Bolivia. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Wyre Davies.