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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the town of Pushkar in Rajasthan, India. It's where the annual Pushkar Camel Fair is under way. Photographer Art Wolfe is there. He's scouting the place for an upcoming episode of his PBS series "Travels ToThe Edge" and he sent us an audio postcard.

Business, Finance & Economics

Germany in recession

Germany's economy is officially in recession. New figures show the German economy shrunk for two quarters in a row - the textbook definition of a recession. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the BBC's Steve Rosenberg in Berlin.

Business, Finance & Economics

Why Americans spend

Americans aren't a nation of savers. And that's contributed to the country's current economic problems. But as The World's Katy Clark reports, it's not entirely due to our love of nice clothes and the latest electronic gadgets.

Global Politics

Chinese students get the vote

A university in China held a democratic student body election this week. That's news in a country where such elections are normally restricted to Communist Party Youth League members. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

E.U. lifts ban on odd fruit

Today the European Union scrapped controversial rules banning the sale of oddly-sized or misshapen produce in European shops. Anchor Lisa Mullins has details.