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Lawnmower land speed record

A British driver reached speeds of more than 87 miles per hour? on a lawnmower. The previous record holder is an American. His name is Bob Cleveland and he spoke with The World's Marco Werman.

Politics

Treating mental illness in Sudan

Traditionally, when people in Sudan suffer mental illness, they seek out exorcists and other spiritual healers. A number of patients are also seeing Western-style psychiatrists and psychologists. The result is a tense rapprochement. Hana Baba reports.

Politics

Lessons from global oil spills

Oil continues to spew into the Gulf. Oil spills are a global phenomenon. We may be able to learn from previous spills and from the efforts to clean them up. Marco Werman talks with Jay Holcomb of the International Bird Rescue Research Center.

Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz sent us in search of a town in north-eastern Poland. Today, this town welcomed dozens of American soldiers and a battery of Patriot missiles. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Adam Easton, who reports from the capital, Warsaw.

Arts, Culture & Media

Mad Heads XL

Mad Heads XL is one of the most popular rock bands in Ukraine. It's also among the few Ukrainian bands with a sizable international following. Brigid McCarthy reports from Kiev.