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Haiti's vodou religion

The earthquake in Haiti was recently blamed on a ?pact with the devil'. Anthropologists say the claim has a long history, going back to centuries-old misrepresentations of Haitian vodou. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz focused on two mountain resorts around Vancouver, Canada. Whistler Mountain and Cypress Mountain. Some are worried that there isn't enough snow at the resorts. Anchor Marco Werman gets the scoop from CBC reporter Rick Cluff.

Arts, Culture & Media

Xiayin Wang

The music we're listening to is a composition by the 19th century Russian composer Alexander Scriabin. It comes from a recording titled ?Scriabin: Piano, Poems, Waltzes, Dances.? The pianist is the immensely talented young Chinese virtuoso Xiayin Wang.

Conflict & Justice

Guantanamo suicides

New questions are being raised about the deaths of three Guantanamo prisoners in 2006. The US military said the three detainees took their own lives. But attorney Scott Horton says the prisoners were murdered. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him.

Global Politics

Chocolate wars

Kraft's takeover of the British chocolate company Cadbury has some in Britain upset at the prospect of a beloved brand losing its independence.. Anchor Marco Werman has details.

Arts, Culture & Media

The Swell Season

Czech musician Marketa Irglova is just 21 years old, but as one-half of the indie folk duo, The Swell Season, she already lists three albums, an Oscar, and two Grammy nominations among her many accomplishments.

Conflict & Justice

Scott Brown and climate change

The election of an anti-cap & trade Republican to fill the seat of the late Senator Ted Kennedy is clouding prospects for a climate bill in the Senate. That makes prospects for strong global action on climate change even murkier. Peter Thomson reports.

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Haiti's orphans

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Tom DiFilipo, head of the Joint Council on International Children's Services, about the plight of thousands of children left orphaned by the earthquake in Haiti.