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Lessons from global oil spills

Oil continues to spew into the Gulf. Oil spills are a global phenomenon. We may be able to learn from previous spills and from the efforts to clean them up. Marco Werman talks with Jay Holcomb of the International Bird Rescue Research Center.

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz sent us in search of a town in north-eastern Poland. Today, this town welcomed dozens of American soldiers and a battery of Patriot missiles. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Adam Easton, who reports from the capital, Warsaw.

Arts, Culture & Media

Mad Heads XL

Mad Heads XL is one of the most popular rock bands in Ukraine. It's also among the few Ukrainian bands with a sizable international following. Brigid McCarthy reports from Kiev.

Arts, Culture & Media

Very Be Careful

There are a lot of bands in the US today blending Latin tinged rhythms with � rock, pop, hip-pop, pick your genre. The group Very Be Careful wants to be different. They stick close to their Colombian roots. Marco Werman explains more on today's show.

Global Politics

US could tap Canada's oil supply

Canada's oil sands could become the number one source of US oil imports this year, even though it is expensive and environmentally costly. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with energy expert Daniel Yergin of Cambridge Energy Research Associates.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Isle of Man. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter James Davis of Manx Radio about some off-the-cuff comments made by Mick Jagger about legalizing drugs on the island.

Global Politics

Soldiering On, Part I

In the first of this two part series, Soldiering On, The World's Katy Clark visits a pilot program in Jacksonville, Florida that helps disabled Veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan re-enter society with the help of education and work-training.

Global Politics

Sri Lankan's wounds of war

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Sri Lankan journalist Sonali Samarasinghe about life in Sri Lanka today ? a year after the Sri Lankan government proclaimed victory over the Tamil Tiger rebels, ending a long, bloody civil war.