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Global Scan

Another gang rape in India, with a complex twist

A woman was sentenced by elders to a public gang rape in her village in the West Bengal area to punish her for an affair. India's Supreme Court is investigating. A signal room in London's Underground gets flooded, with quick-drying cement. And an artist is painting and placing cut-outs of immigrant workers around LA. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Sports

Baseball in Africa

Darrell Harvey reports from Ghana on efforts to take baseball to Africa, where Major League Baseball hopes to find new fans on the continent -- and perhaps a new source of talent.

Sports

Geo answer

Today we're heading to South Australia where the international cycling race, the Tour Down Under, is under way. The answer is Adelaide, Australia. Anchor Marco Werman gets details about the race from ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corp.) sports reporter John Thompson-Mills who's got his eye on American cyclist Lance Armstrong as he tries to make a comeback.

Global Politics

England's soccer dilemma

One of the favorites to win this year's FIFA world cup tournament is England. But England only won a world championship once, way back in 1966 and The World's Alex Gallafent (an England fan) is now worried that the English team is unraveling.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The Answer to today's Geo Quiz is Tozeur, Tunisia, the starting point for four US and Canadian students who took 8 days to run across the Northern Sahara desert. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with one of the students, Jill Gilday.