Obama's pick for energy secretary

President-elect Obama has reportedly chosen Steven Chu to be his energy secretary. Chu is a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and an expert on alternative fuels and climate change. The World's Jason Margolis reports.


Gaza power outages

It's been a long hot summer for a lot of us. But it's feeling even longer and hotter for some people in the Gaza Strip. That's because of incessant power outages, as The World's Matthew Bell reports from Gaza City.

Science, Tech & Environment

Anxiety in Tokyo

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on the anxiety felt by Tokyo residents about possible radiation exposure from Japan's earthquake and tsunami damaged nuclear reactors. Many city residents are skeptical of official statements.