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Latvian Nazi unit commemorated

The wounds of World War II are still deeply felt. That was evident in Latvia, where veterans gathered to commemorate troops who died defending against Soviet invaders. The troops fought on the side of Nazi Germany. The BBC's Damien McGuiness is in Riga.

Conflict & Justice

Noize MC and the Mercedes song

A song by Noize MC is about a Moscow traffic accident. Two weeks ago the vice-president of Lukoil crashed into a Citroen killing two women in that car. The police blamed the Citroen but Noize MC has his own version. Anchor Marco Werman has more.

Global Politics

Palau's China dilemma

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on the Pacific island nation of Palau � and its China dilemma. Right now, Palau has diplomatic relations with Taiwan, not China. But China's growing influence in the region is causing some on Palau to reconsider.

Arts, Culture & Media

New Folk

There's a new folk music movement in Britain, and some of its members are bringing their music to the US. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with British folk singers Jim Moray and Olivia Chaney.

Arts, Culture & Media

San Patricio

The San Patricio Battalion fought in the Mexican American War. The story of the San Patricio Battalion is the subject of a new CD. It's by The Chieftains featuring Ry Cooder. Marco Werman speaks to Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains and Ry Cooder.

Conflict & Justice

Mexico violence escalates

The investigation continues in Mexico into this weekend's murders in the border city of Juarez. The killings targeted US consulate employees and their families. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Alfredo Corchado, with the Dallas Morning News.