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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for the name of Charles Darwin's home, where he worked on his groundbreaking theory of evolution. The answer is Down House. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from The World's Science Correspondent Rhitu Chatterjee.

Arts, Culture & Media


French pop and rock has been mostly ridiculed in the US. Phoenix is different � Lead singer Thomas Mars tells Marco Werman the success of the French band may be due to the fact they were influenced by the right musical role models.

Conflict & Justice

Sarkozy not giving up on carbon tax

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is pushing for a carbon tax to help fight climate change. But A LOT of people are pushing back. If passed, France would become the FIRST major world economy to institute such a tax. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Afghanistan conference

Afghan forces will begin taking control of security in some of the country's provinces by the end of 2010, a key summit on its future has pledged. Marco Werman talks with Afghanistan's finance minister Omar Zakhilwal, who attended the London conference.


Reaching out to the Taliban

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is reaching out to the Taliban ? as a way to decrease tensions inside Afghanistan. That's welcome news to many in the spiritual home of the Taliban?Kandahar. The CBC's Derek Stoffel reports.