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Education in Cambodia

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports that only a third of Cambodia's population is fully literate. The Cambodian government blames the brutal reign of the Khmer Rouge. Others blame current government corruption.

Lifestyle & Belief

Not enough time

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Simon Chapple, editor of a report released today by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, that looked at what people in 18 nations do with their time - and how much of it is spent on leisure activities.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz sent us in search of a European country whose borders are shifting as a result of climate change. The answer is Italy. Anchor Lisa Mullins explains why.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Lisa Mullins plays a song from the new album by Louisiana-Acadian musician Zachary Richard. The song is a duet with Celine Dion. The two met in Quebec City last summer at the city's 400th anniversary celebration.

Health & Medicine

Flu questions

Anchor Lisa Mullins gets some updated information on the swine flu outbreak from The World's health editor David Baron. That includes an update on whether the flu outbreak is indeed slowing down in Mexico, but still spreading elsewhere.

Lifestyle & Belief

Heart Surgeries in Russia

Surgery to help children born with congenital heart defects is common in the United States. But not in Russia. The World reports on one group, called Heart to Heart, that is trying to change that by sending medical missions to Russia.