Host Marco Werman speaks with Jeff Kingston of Temple University Japan about the status of the cleanup, what's at stake for the government, and the government's delicate relationship with TEPCO, the company that owns the plant.
What exactly is the War Powers Resolution? It was passed in 1973 and was designed to involve Congress in any decision to send American troops into hostilities. But the language of the Act leaves its requirements open to interpretation.
Last year, a coup d'etat in Mali fed an Islamist uprising in the country's north. Thousands of Malians were displaced: hundreds more tortured and killed. But it didn't stop singer Rokia Traore from creating a new album that pushes people to seek beauty.
US speed skater Simon Cho has been suspended from the sport for two years. The Olympic medalist admits he sabotaged the skates of Olivier Jean during the World Team Championship in 2011. Cho's suspension means he will miss the Winter games in Sochi.
A recent study found high levels of multiple-antibiotic-resistant bacteria on Chinese pig farms. It's setting off new alarm bells about the heavy use of antibiotics in livestock. There's a high likelihood the bacteria could jump from pigs to humans.
The former Chinese leader Bo Xilai's trial began today. In an unprecedented move the Chinese government has been tweeting out the court proceedings. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Barbara Demick, China Bureau Chief for the LA Times.
The Manning court-martial has particular resonance with those serving in the military, given his role in intelligence. Anchor Marco Werman talks with Andrew Borene, a former US Marine military intelligence officer about the court-martial and sentence.
Among the more than one million Syrians who've fled the war are Syrians of Armenian descent. Unlike most Syrian refugees, they're Christian. And many of them fear that if Syrian Bashar al-Assad leaves, they can never go home again.
A Congressional report last fall urged American businesses and government agencies not to buy equipment from Chinese telecommunication giant, Huawei. The reason? It could be used as a backdoor for Chinese cyberspying.
A British court today fined five corporations ? including BP ? a total of $14.6 million for a 2005 explosion at an oil depot in southern England. Forty three people were injured in the accident. Anchor Marco Werman has more.
US military leaders were summoned to the White House on Thursday for a meeting on sexual assault in the Armed Forces. Sgt. Jennifer Norris knows the issue well. She's a veteran of the USAF and is now a member of Protect Our Defenders Advocacy Committee.
Demand for medical care will grow. One possible solution would be to allow more foreign-trained doctors to work in the US. Many are ready to practice but the US system for residency keeps them out of the running. Marina Giovannelli of WLRN-Miami has more.
A law banning the Muslim burqa, or full-face veil, went into effect today in France, a first in Europe. The World's Gerry Hadden profiles two religious Muslims who defy French stereotypes of the modern Muslim women.
Greek hip-hop and rap artist Pavlos Fyssas, also known as Killah P, was murdered Tuesday night in a suburb of the port city of Piraeus. The man who admitted killing Fyssas also claims to be a supporter of the far-right party known as Golden Dawn.