Czech musician Marketa Irglova is just 21 years old, but as one-half of the indie folk duo, The Swell Season, she already lists three albums, an Oscar, and two Grammy nominations among her many accomplishments.
A powerful aftershock hit Haiti this morning eight days after a massive earthquake turned much of the nation's capital city to rubble. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest from the BBC's Nick Davis, who's in Port au Prince.
American operations in Haiti are being directed from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, off the coast of Haiti. The BBC's Steve Kingstone gets a first-hand look at the Navy ship that's become, among other things, a floating hospital
The election of an anti-cap & trade Republican to fill the seat of the late Senator Ted Kennedy is clouding prospects for a climate bill in the Senate. That makes prospects for strong global action on climate change even murkier. Peter Thomson reports.
The US military has resorted to airdrops in Haiti, as part of its efforts to speed the flow of aid to earthquake survivors. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Nick Davis about the airdrops, which included food rations and drinking water.
President Nicolas Sarkozy has been trying to defuse a quarrel with the US. France's International Cooperation Minister Alain Joyandet complained that a French plane was turned back by US troops. The World's Europe correspondent Gerry Hadden reports.
Many Africans were euphoric over the inauguration of President Obama. On his visit to Accra last year, the President said ?great days lie ahead for Ghana.? Now some Ghanaians say they're still waiting to see whether the President can improve their lives.
Israel is prepared to hand the northern section of a divided village on the Lebanon border over to United Nations forces. But people in the town aren't happy about it. They say they're part of Syria. Aaron Schachter reports from the village of Ghajar.
Today's Geo Quiz has at least two answers: the body of water between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula is called the Persian Gulf by Iran and the Arabian Gulf by the Saudis. Anchor Marco Werman learns more about this geographical dispute from William Rowe.
The band Kenge Kenge from Kenya is old school in a modern city. They play traditional music from the Luo ethnic group. But they perform it ? and live ? in the hustle and bustle of Nairobi. Does that alienate younger music fans in the Kenyan capital?