Barack Obama

Global Scan

When it comes to police, Russia gets the gold

Russia is proud of being out in front of other countries. But on one measure, it might not be quite so proud. It has more police per citizen than any other country tracked by the UN. Meanwhile, the Loch Ness monster is back in the news after 18 months without a peep. And a 100-year-old woman has a long-held dream come true and it gives her shivers. All that and more in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Jamming for Obama

In Jamaica, two songs have been written and recorded by Jamaican artists in support of Barack Obama's presidential run, and The World's Marco Werman has been trying to find out what Jamaica's Obama songs are all about.

Conflict & Justice

Chinese American voters

One third of Chinese-American voters are still undecided about who to vote for, and many of them are older and live in New York and California, states Barack Obama is expected to win easily and where there is little outreach.