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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Annapolis, Maryland, where a team of anthropologists from the University of Maryland has uncovered a bundle of artifacts used by African slaves for religious rites. The discovery may shed new light on the life of slaves in America. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Mark Leone, head of the team that made the discovery.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

Dutch avant-garde composer Stephen Emmer has a new "music and spoken word project." The World's April Peavey tells us how Emmer wrote the music to complement the words of old recordings by writers such as Jorge Luis Borges.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is located on the north coast of New Guinea. Jayapura is the capital of the Indonesian province of Papua. Anchor Marco Werman hears from journalist Danna Harman, who recently returned from a trek deep into Papua's rainforests.

Listeners letters

Last week we asked listeners this question: how would you mount a successful revolution? Anchor Marco Werman goes over some of our listener's answers with The World's Alex Gallafent.

Lifestyle & Belief

West Bank clashes

There's been a growing number of Jewish settler attacks on Palestinians in the West Bank. Some settlers say the attacks are justified. Each side blames the other and both blame the Israeli army for not protecting them.

Science, Tech & Environment

Cybercrime bust

Today, police in Britain announced that they've shut down a website called DarkMarket. Authorities say the site allowed criminals worldwide to buy and sell things such as credit card numbers, bank details, and log-ins.

Global Politics

U.S. troop agreement with Iraq

The U.S. and Iraqi governments have reached a draft agreement that includes a timetable for withdrawing American troops in the next 4 years. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from The World's Quil Lawrence who's in Baghdad.