People in Gaza have been living under an Israeli-led blockade since 2007 when Hamas seized control of the strip. Observers say that's led people in Gaza to become increasingly despairing and increasingly religious. Reporter Linda Gradstein has the story.
Dubai opened the Arab Peninsula's first metro system today. It's to become the world's longest driverless train system. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with John Alexander Smith, professor of Architecture and Interior Design at American University in Dubai.
Special forces in Afghanistan rescued New York Times correspondent, Stephen Farrell, from Taliban captivity last night. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from Washington Post Kabul correspondent Pamela Constable.
In Mexico, the criminal court system is transforming to make court proceedings open to the public. But Mexico's current rash of drug-related violence makes implementing the new system a daunting task. Monica Ortiz Uribe reports from Ciudad Juarez.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Hudson River?first explored by Henry Hudson 400 years ago. Anchor Marco Werman gets a historical sketch of the exploration from Tom Lewis, author of The Hudson: A History.
A new study suggests that people first began domesticating wolvesï¿½the ancestors of today's dogsï¿½more for lunch than for loyalty. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Peter Savolainen, lead scientist on the study.
Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow on a lawsuit brought by Josef Stalin's grandson against a newspaper. The libel suit focuses on an article that described Stalin's actions leading to the deaths of millions of Soviet citizens.
For eight years, McDonald's has been fighting a restaurant in Malaysia called ï¿½ McCurry. The American fast food giant tried to copyright the ï¿½mcï¿½ prefix. But Malaysia's Federal Court said: NOT so fast.
Three men were convicted on Monday in a British court of plotting to blow up at least seven planes travelling from London to the US and Canada. Prosecutors exposed links between the plotters and a mastermind in Pakistan. Laura Lynch reports.
Families of victims of IRA bombings in Northern Ireland are seeking compensation from Libya, which supplied the IRA with bomb making materials. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the daughter of a man killed by an IRA bomb in 1990.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the island of Morea in French Polynesia. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from travel writer and expeditioner Jon Bowermaster about the island's reputation among surfers.
Afghan election returns released on Tuesday pointed to a first-round victory for incumbent president Hamid Karzai. But the results were immediately questioned as a U.N.-backed watchdog agency said it had found ï¿½clear and convincing evidence of fraudï¿½.