Demonstrations in front of Nigerian embassies, the ubiquitous #BringBackOurGirls hashtag, and charges that the Nigerian military had advance notice of the Boko Haram attack that ended in the kidnapping of more than 200 girls has the Nigerian government on the defensive.
Last year, two bombs made an average city street suddenly exceptional. A year later, what is exceptional is that the city street has returned to normal. And for much of the world, that must seem like great fortune.
Monday Thai opposition leaders kicked off a campaign to "Shutdown Bangkok" continuing weeks of protests against Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. What do the protesters want? You just might be surprised.
Scientists say a girl born with HIV two-and-a-half years ago appears to have been cured. Though the apparent breakthrough is limited to one infant case, the news may give hope to the millions of people living with the HIV virus around the globe.
Friday's release of a major UN report on climate change shows scientists are about as sure as they could possibly be that global warming is real, and that humans are in large part responsible. And yet denial of the crisis persists.
Across Africa, many HIV-positive women would like to have children, but they face a dilemma: How can they become pregnant without putting their partners at risk? Dr. Okeoma Mmeje, an ob-gyn at the University of Michigan, offers an inexpensive solution.
After winning Major League Baseball's home run contest this week, Cuban-born Yoenis Cespedes was interviewed by ESPN's Pedro Gomez. Gomez was blasted by many on Twitter for speaking Spanish. Host Marco Werman speaks with Gomez about the angry reaction.
Greensboro-based hip-hop group Phive paid tribute to Nelson Mandela's birthday today by releasing a special song. Marco Werman speaks with singer and songwriter Afika Nxumalo about his connection to South Africa and the song he penned called "Madiba."
Fado is the music of Portugal and the center of the scene is the capital - Lisbon. One of the rising stars on the fado scene Portugal's capital is 27-year-old singer Carminho. Marco Werman tells us more.
Sean Quigley, from Winnipeg, Manitoba, performed and filmed his own version of the classic Christmas song, "Little Drummer Boy" and posted it on YouTube. To his shock, the video has had over a million hits.