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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.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked you to name the first international person honored with a ticker tape parade in New York City. The answer is Joseph Joffre, a military leader from France, who was honored with a parade in May 1917. The World's Alex Gallafent went looking for parade markers on the sidewalks of Lower Manhattan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman introduces us to Portuguese pop-rockers Cla. Their music doesn't sound like Portugal's traditional fado music. But the sentimental impulse is there.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz and Geo Answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for a town on the west coast of Sweden that's holding it's annual oyster-schucking competition. The answer is Grebbestad. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Per Olaffssen, an expert oyster shucker, to find out how the competition works.