A few years ago a classical Indian dance guru crossed paths with a young tap dancer. They met at an event called 'The Festival of the Feet.' The two wound up improvising together on stage and decided to join forces. Reporter Ruxandra Guidi has the story.
The UN's former envoy to Afghanistan, Kai Eide, has strongly criticized Pakistan's recent arrest of high-ranking Taliban leaders. Eide told the BBC the arrests had completely stopped a channel of secret communications with the UN. Jason Margolis reports.
The Vancouver Winter Olympics may be over but athletes from around the globe are still competing in British Columbia, this time in the Paralympics. Rick Hansen is following the Games in Vancouver. Jeb Sharp talks with him.
Touch screens may be fun to use, but making them is another story. In at least one Chinese factory that produces them, workers were exposed to a toxic solvent that was used without proper safety equipment. Host Jeb Sharp speaks with Kathleen McLaughlin.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has dismissed the idea that US-Israeli relations are in crisis amid a quarrel over Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem. But what's been the reaction in the Arab world? The World's Jason Margolis has more.
The World's Laura Lynch reports on the growing popularity of a 'legal drug' know as Mephadrone in Britain. It's legally sold a plant food, but it's been blamed as the cause of death for two British teens, and lawmakers are talking about a ban.
The US Pacific Island territory of Guam is notable not just for its US military bases; Guam is also the world's leading consumer per capita, of Spam. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports about the Guamanian craze for processed meat.
While Khartoum developed into a modern city, Tuti Island retained its bucolic environment. But that may be about to change now that a new bridge has been built connecting Tuti to the capital city. Reporter Hana Baba has the story.
Last night one of televisions' most successful franchises, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, took on the issue of rape as a weapon of war in Eastern Congo. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Neal Bear, the program's executive producer.