I am a radio producer for The World. Telling interesting stories from across the globe is what gets me up in the morning. Though I have a love for photography, I’m a worse photographer than I like to admit. Oh and I’m a huge tea drinker.
Health & Medicine
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Cuba last month to sign an accord that would allow Americans to test out a Cuban-developed lung cancer vaccine.
Business, Finance & Economics
Dick Simon has organized trips for CEOs and businessmen to Iran. They last visited the country last month. Simon says there are opportunities and also challenges for doing business in Iran.
Arts, Culture & Media
Alan Eyre is a familiar name to many Iranians. He's the US State Department's Persian-speaking spokesman. Fluent in Persian, Eyre can dole out centuries-old poems and proverbs that leave Persian speakers bewildered.
Conflict & Justice
The cost for a set of freshly-painted nails in New York City is half that of the national average. But, as an investigation by the New York Times shows, that low price is built on the backs of underpaid and sometimes poorly treated salon workers.
Science, Tech & Environment
A new bill that will increase intelligence-gathering was passed in the French parliament today. This is not making supporters of civil liberties and privacy in France happy.