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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Kabul, Afghanistan. It's home to Skateistan, a group building a new skateboarding center for boys and girls in the Afghan capital. The World's Aaron Schachter checked it out

Arts, Culture & Media

Julie and Julia

The film �Julie and Julia� tells the story of a blogger, Julie Powell, who cooks her way through Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking. The World's Adeline Sire has more.

Global Politics

Geo Quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Hiroshima, Japan. Sixty-four years ago today, the US dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Boston Globe reporter Linda Matchan recently visited the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park.

Conflict & Justice

Re-thinking the US war on terror

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to Sarah Mendelson, Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, about a speech given there today by President Obama's Assistant for Homeland Security and Counter-terrorism, John Brennan.