Conflict & Justice

Persian tech talk

The technology industry moves quickly...and there are already upgrades out there in response to the turmoil in Iran. Google, Facebook, and Apple now offer Persian language capabilities. Correspondent Cyrus Farivar has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz Answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal. Anchor Marco Werman tells us why a South African financial services company wanted to see which would be the first to cross the finish line, a carrier pidgeon, or an email.

Global Politics

Reporting the war at home

How do local newspaper editors balance their duty to report on important issues vs. losing your attention, with stories day after day on the same topic? The World's Jason Margolis visited Mississippi and asked editors at three local papers.

Development & Education

Coordinating aid for Haiti

It has been more than two weeks since the deadly earthquake struck Haiti. Marco Werman speaks with Stephanie Bunker of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs about the range of countries now contributing to the relief effort in Haiti.

Global Politics

Gulf recovery hits language barrier

Vietnamese-American fishermen want to be involved in the Gulf Coast recovery effort. But BP and Coast Guard officials are finding out that interpreters are few and far between and some information isn't easy to translate. Julia Kumari Drapkin explains.

Global Politics

Domain name echoes Soviet times

It has been nearly 20 years since the Soviet Union dissolved, but that hasn't stopped some Russians from using an Internet domain called .su, which stands for the Soviet Union. Jessica Golloher has the details from Moscow.