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The Messenger

�The Messenger' is a film about a US Army officer who has just returned home from a tour of duty in Iraq and is assigned to the Army's Casualty Notification service. Marco Werman talks with the film's director Oren Moverman.

Business, Finance & Economics

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geoquiz is Turku, Finland, home to the Finnish shipyard that's just built the world's biggest cruise liner. The Oasis of the Seas completed its maiden voyage across the Atlantic today. The World's David Leveille reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Kailash Kher

Kailash Kher may be one of the biggest superstars you've never heard of. In India, three generations of women swoon over the singer the way some might faint over Justin Timberlake here. Marco Werman speaks with him.

Conflict & Justice

Victory for eunuchs in India

India's election commission announced it will allow eunuchs and transgender individuals to describe themselves as "other" instead of male or female when filling out official documents. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Rupa Jah in Delhi.

Global Politics

Trade with China

Zachary Karabell, author of 'Superfusion: How China and America Became One Economy and Why the World's Prosperity Depends On It,' explains just how intertwined the American and Chinese economies have become. From PRI's The World.

Global Politics

Russia's plans for the future

Russian president Dmitry Medvedev wants to transform Russia into a modern, democratic country. That was his message in today's state-of-the-nation speech. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Richard Galpin.

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Stop motion animation has been around a long time, but it goes in and out of fashion. But we want go back to the very earliest days of this animation technique. Marco Werman has the story of George Pal, a Hungarian-born pioneer of stop-motion animation.