Latest Stories

Passengers deplane apparently drunk pilot

Passengers on a recent Aeroflot flight from Russia to New York refused to let the plane take off because they suspected the pilot was drunk. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from one of the passengers.

Global Hit and Geo Answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz is the Russian port city of Vladivostok. It's also the city that the rock/pop group Mumiy Troll calls home. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the band's leader, Ilya Laguentko.

Global Politics

Protectionism at home and abroad

British workers are protesting the use of foreign labor at a UK plant, and the EU and Canada are threatening retaliation over the 'Buy American' clause in the economic stimulus package. The World reports on rising global concerns about protectionism.

Conflict & Justice

Changing border tactics

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with New York Times correspondent Solomon Moore about drug smugglers' brazen new tactics for crossing the U.S.-Mexico border; and with Brandi Grissom of the El Paso Times about an effort to monitor the border with web cameras.

Global Politics

What lies ahead for Iraq

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Andrew Bacevich about the significance of the vote in Iraq this past weekend. Bacevich is a Professor of International Relations at Boston University. His son, an army lieutenant, was killed in Iraq in 2007.

Global Politics

Russia and Cuba revive ties

Cuba and Russia are cozying up to each other again, after drifting apart a bit in the post-Cold War era. Host Marco Werman discusses Cuban-Russian relations with Sergei Khrushchev, the son of former Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev and a Senior Fellow in International Studies at Brown University now.