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Kung Fu Fighting Song

This remix of Carl Douglas's 1974 smash hit, 'Kung Fu Fighting' came out a few years ago. It takes us out of China and across to Japan. This version come from one of the most successful reggae-dub outfits to come out of Japan, a group called Audio Active.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for the two Canadian cities that are hosting two global summits this month. The answers are Toronto and Huntsville. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with columnist Lorrie Goldstein about one venue that's upset some Canadians.

Arts, Culture & Media

Sway Machinery

What happens when a Jewish rock band from Brooklyn travels to Mali and starts a collaboration with local artists? An album with the working title, 'The House of Friendly Ghosts.' Anna Boiko-Weyrauch has the story from Bamako.

Conflict & Justice

The backlash against BP

President Barack Obama has strongly criticized BP's CEO Tony Hayward over the massive oil spill in the Gulf. The World's Katy Clark reports on how citizens are grappling with the oil spill disaster. Some are now boycotting BP.


Lead poisoning disaster in Nigeria

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Richard Fuller of the Blacksmith Institute, an organization that is helping to clean up a toxic mine in northern Nigeria where at least 170 people, mostly children, have died after being exposed to high levels of lead.

Science, Tech & Environment

Haiti update

It's now nearly five months since Haiti was hit by a devastating earthquake. Reporter Amy Bracken is back in Port au Prince. Marco Werman gets her impressions about progress there since January's earthquake.


The language of soccer

The US men's soccer team will start its World Cup campaign against England. It's the first time the two teams will have met at a World Cup tournament since 1950. On that occasion, the US beat England 1-0. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.