In our Global Hit today is from a Spanish singer who was thought to be a flash in the pan after her successful first recording. But as The World's Marco Werman tells us, some pop stars work better when they take the time to create.
The United States is getting out of Iraq. The Pentagon has warned that insurgents are trying to re-ignite the kind of sectarian violence. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Natalya Antelava is in Baghdad.
The leader of the Pakistani Taliban is believed to have died last week in a US drone strike. And another Pakistani Taliban leader may also have been killed this past weekend. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with author Nicholas Schmidle.
There was an unusual spelling bee in New York today. None of the participants was a native English speaker. Earlier today, anchor Lisa Mullins spoke with three of the participants in the Global SpellEvent Championship.
The US government is conducting an experiment in peacekeeping in Liberia. It's retraining and rearming the Liberian army. As Anna Sussman reports, the plan has raised hopes ï¿½ and concerns ï¿½ in the West African nation.
Two thousand years ago, the second temple in Jerusalem was destroyed. Now some Jews in Israel today say it's time to rebuild the temple. Problem isï¿½ they want to rebuild it on the location of Islam's holiest site in Jerusalem. Linda Gradstein reports.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa today as part of her 11-day tour of the African continent. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Peter Fabricius, foreign editor of the Johannesburg Star.
In Uganda, a government program to battle malaria using DDT has provoked a fierce backlash. Some fear the government is poisoning them. Yet many public health experts say the risks of DDT are far less than the risks of malaria. On PRI's The World.