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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the world's tallest completed building, and the answer is Taipei 101 in Taiwan. Jake Warga recently took a tour of Taipei 101 and sent us an audio postcard.

Global Politics

Venezuela's election controversy

Hundreds of opposition candidates have been barred from running in Venezuela's local elections this November, and analysts say the move shows that the government of President Hugo Chavez is worried he's losing support at the local level

Lifestyle & Belief

Today's Muslim youth

Many of today's young Arab Muslims don't look or act like their parents�they're still devout but they're redefining what it means to be Muslim, and Author Allegra Stratton writes about it in her new book, �Muhajababes,�

Arts, Culture & Media

Tango therapy

Psychologists and physical therapists believe learning to tango can help people suffering from Alzheimers, Parkinson's Disease, and depression, and Richard Reynolds finds out more at the first International Conference on Tango Therapy.

Science, Tech & Environment

Probing Lake Baikal

Host Marco Werman gets the latest on a manned submarine expedition to the bottom of Russia's Lake Baikal, the deepest freshwater lake in the world, and Marco also speaks with Peter Thomson, who visited Lake Baikal to write a book about the place.