In addition to honing their fighting skills, some of Syria's rebels are working on their PR as well. They're careful now to speak about a future Syria that is democratic and inclusive - to all religions and women.
Anchor Aaron Schachter gets an update on the talk at the Olympics from The World's Alex Gallafent in London. Beyond the sporting news, Alex also takes a brief shopping trip to the official department store of the 2012 London games.
Host Aaron Schachter has been watching the Olympic coverage and is troubled by one thing: "Why are there so many empty seats?" Aaron talks with Mihir Bose who's covering the Olympics for the Evening Standard.
The strength of the Chinese auto market is translating into design. Increasingly, Chinese tastes are influencing the cars consumers buy in other parts of the world too. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.
Indian singer-songwriter Sona wanted her label Sony, to record more of her songs. Sony said wait. Sona went to Nokia. The World's Marco Werman tells us about Sona's attempts to market her music differently in a country dominated by Bollywood.
Our Geo Quiz today sent us searching for a group of Greek islands in the Ionian Sea. The answer is the Ionian Islands. One of those islands recently went up for sale. Anchor David Baron speaks with Chris Krolow, CEO of Private Islands Online.
Oprah Winfrey is filming some of the last episodes of her TV show in Sydney, Australia. And the Australian government is hoping Oprah will provide a much-needed boost to the country's sagging tourism industry. Phil Mercer reports from Sydney.
Hedge funds are investing in big time divorce cases for spouses who think their exes have significant assets but can't afford to pay the legal fees to fight the case. And Laura attends 'divorce fair' giving helpful advice for divorcees.
This weekend Japanese voters will be choosing members of Japan's Upper House. A dozen parties are on the ballot, and some of the newer ones have come up with some unusual names to try to appeal to apathetic voters. Akiko Fujita has more from Tokyo.
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.
Just a few years back, Miami was a city of empty condominium skyscrapers, after the housing market collapsed. But now those condos are starting to fill up, as Brazilian home buyers come in and pay with cash.
British-based super retailer, Tesco's, has extended a helping hand to a local bookstore after the store's manager emailed Tesco's chief executive about concerns that the superstore would put her small shop out of business. From PRI's The World.
Pope Francis has a new car. He's been seen driving it around the Vatican, and it's not the kind of bullet-proof Popemobile previous pontiffs used. This one is 20-year-old used Renault utility car with 170,000 miles on it that a priest donated to Francis.
We're not going to give you very long to guess today's Geo Quiz. Think Europe and think beer. In fact the country we're looking for thinks its beer is the best in the world. They believe this so strongly that they've bottled it, so to speak.