Anchor Marco Werman profiles the singer Elisa. She's a pop sensation in her native Italy since 2001. Now she's hoping to make it in North America. Elisa kicks off a 17-date tour of Canada and the US next week.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad about two issues involving China -- the financial crisis and human rights. China is preparing to host a summit of Asian and European nations to discuss the financial crisis.
The World's podcast "The World in Words" has been documenting the rhetoric and foreign language connections of this election campaign. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with "The World in Words" producer Patrick Cox about his A-to-Z of the 2008 election season.
Virginia has voted for the Republican presidential candidate in every election since 1952, except in 1964. This year may be different. And Virginia's Latino immigrant voters may play a critical role. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.
Harmeet Dhillon's political views fit right in in San Francisco. She's an ACLU member and supports abortion and gay rights. So it surprises some that the Indian-American is running for California's State Assembly as a Republican.
Polls suggest that a majority of Germans would like to see Barack Obama in the White House...but that doesn't mean they'd consider electing a minority to high office in their own country. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
Nevada is considered a battleground state this presidential election season. The World's Matthew Bell reports on efforts by both the McCain and Obama campaigns to win over Nevada's Latino voters, a key constituency in a tight race.