Improvised explosive devices ? or IEDs ? are crude but deadly devices that have cost thousands of lives in Iraq and Afghanistan. Ben Gilbert has the first of several stories on IEDs in Afghanistan and the effort to counter them.
India rejected what would have been their first genetically modified food crop. What does this mean for the future of genetically modified crops? We talk with biologist Lisa Weazel, author of Food Fray: Inside the Controversy of Genetically Modified Food.
For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for the country that celebrates Losar or New Year's Day on Sunday, February 14. The answer is Tibet. Producer Tsering Yangzom visits a family in Malden, Massachusetts that's preparing for Losar.
Some singles are getting a little tired of Internet dating sites. Many are looking for new ways to meet that special person in person. One of them is to attend a Cafe de l'Amour. Reporter Genevieve Oger attended one.
Forum 10: Scientists want to increase food production to feed the world's growing population. Biologist and author Lisa Weazel spoke to us about the role of genetically modified food crops in solving this problem.
Haiti has been holding a day of national mourning exactly one month after the earthquake struck, killing at least 217,000 people. Haiti's President Rene Preval vowed that his country will live on. Marco Werman talks with the BBC's Nick Davis in Haiti.
The Vancouver Games will be the first Olympics to offer play-by-play in several of Canada's native languages. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Abel Charles, the Cree commentator for the Canada's Aboriginal People's Television Network.
As Greece struggles with its mounting debt, some other struggling European economies are trying to assure investors that they're not the next Greece. One of those countries is Portugal. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Lisbon.
Linda Gradstein reports that Israel today began re-routing a part of the security barrier it built in the West Bank. It's the part that cuts off the Palestinian village of Bilin from nearby West Bank farmland.
Brand Toyota is taking a hit in the global marketplace. But the company still has the full confidence of one group of drivers: insurgents in places like Afghanistan. Anchor Marco Werman asks the BBC's David Loyn why the Taliban love their Toyotas.
Anchor Marco Werman remembers Charlie Wilson, the former Texas Congressman who died yesterday. The Congressman's efforts to increase US support for Afghan rebels in the 1980's were the focus of the film ?Charlie Wilson's War.?
As many Haitians settle in tent cities, water has become a critical issue. Aid organizations and the Haitian government were quick to establish a water supply, but as Sabri Ben-Achour reports from Port-au-Prince, sanitation is quite another matter.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Dr. Peter Gleick about China's massive water pollution problems. The Chinese government reported this week that levels of common water pollutants were twice as high as they had previously thought.