The World's Laura Lynch reports on Britain's National Health Service, which is often dragged into the US debate over health care reform. Critics in the United States call the system inefficient, but many Britons defend the NHS.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with two international journalists covering the health care reform debate in the United States. Guillaume Debre is a Washington-based correspondent for French TV channel TF1. And Chris Cermak reports for the German Press Agency.
An executive from South Korean car maker Hyundai has won the release of a company employee held in North Korea. The employee had been accused insulting the North Korean regime. Reporter Jason Strother brings us the story.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the lawyer of a Canadian woman who's been detained in Kenya for months. She's been charged with identity fraud because she didn't look like she did in her passport picture.
Linda Gradstein reports on new allegations by the group Human Rights Watch regarding the conduct of Israeli soldiers in Gaza. The group has issued a report saying Israeli soldiers unlawfully shot and killed eleven Palestinian civilians in Gaza.
The Chinese government has charged four employees of the British-Australian mining giant, Rio Tinto, with bribery and stealing commercial secrets. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on how this case has shaken foreign investors in China.
A popular television crime show in Brazil has a reputation for being the first to arrive at the scene of crimes. Now police may have found out why. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from the BBC's Gary Duffy in Sao Paolo.
Despite the struggling economy, sales are way up for Rosetta Stone, the makers of language learning software. The World's Jason Margolis reports on how this old product is being marketed in a very modern way.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia's far east. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with David Quammen who wrote about this remote area ?where salmon rule? for this month's National Geographic.
Anchor Marco Werman tells us whatever happened to the Welsh singer Mary Hopkin, who sang the big hit, ï¿½Those Were the Daysï¿½ back in the 1960s. These days, she's focusing on her first loveï¿½ traditional Welsh songs.