The United States has lost about a third of its manufacturing jobs since 2001, many to foreign competition. To help stem this, the president is touting a national network of regional "manufacturing hubs" based on a German model.
Iran's new President, Hassan Rouhani will be officially sworn into office on Sunday. He will take over from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Now that his term has ended, what will he do? Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Iranian journalist Shirin Jaafari.
A revised edition of Mark Pendergrast's history of "For God, Country and Coca Cola" has been re-released. In the book he details the politics of where coke has and has not been available worldwide over its 120-year history.
China's economy is slowing down. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Derek Scissors, an economist who follows China for the Heritage Foundation in Washington, to interpret these latest economic figures and what it means for the global economy.
Locals say the Musi-Café was the heart and soul of downtown Lac-Mégantic. The bar was full last Saturday when a train carrying oil tanker cars derailed nearby, destroying the cafe and killing many inside.
Anchor Marco Werman reports on Egyptian journalist Shahira Amin, who resigned from her job at Nile TV, the Egyptian state television channel. Shahira says she could no longer work there because she'd been forced to keep some facts from the public.
Lisa Mullins speaks with two Michelin star chef Rene Redzepi about his new cookbook of Nordic cuisine. Redzepi runs the award-winning restaurant NOMA in Copenhagen, Denmark. In 2010, it was ranked as the Best Restaurant in the World.
A group of high school students in Uruguay has been learning a lesson in finance. They have been investing in the stock market. The students have made 14,000 dollars in 18 months. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with their teacher, John Younger.
Learning English is the norm for most South Korean grade school students. But it's expensive to bring in native English speakers. So the government is starting to experiment with another kind of English teacher: robots. Jason Strother reports.
The Chinese government is allowing folk legend Bob Dylan to perform for the first time ever this week, but with some strict guidelines. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Paul Stokes, the associate editor of NME magazine in London.
Protesters are calling for a boycott of the soccer World Cup, which Brazil is hosting next year. Reporter Olivia Crellin went to speak to some construction workers at the newly renovated MaracanÃ£ stadium in Rio de Janeiro to get their views.
Scottish craft brewers Martin Dickie and James Watt are known as the Brew Dogs. They're bringing their experimental brand of American-inspired craft brewing to the United States. Their new TV series, Brew Dogs, launches on the Esquire network this week.
The World's Clark Boyd reports that a Dutch business professor has launched the "Institute of Brilliant Failures." It's designed to help people embrace failure and take chances, something he says the Dutch are fearful of doing.
Marco Werman talks with Gac Filipaj, an immigrant from the former Yugoslavia who moved to the US, learned English, and has earned a bachelor's degree in Classics from Columbia University while working full-time there as a janitor.