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Global Politics

British Cartoonist Steve Bell Draws American Presidents

Cartoonist Steve Bell has been skewering British politicians since his career took off in the late 1970s. Because his obsession is politics, a good number of American presidents have come in for in his particular brand of satire. Steve Bell's leftist politics inform how he characterizes US presidents. George W. Bush was easy. Barack Obama: not so much.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Sogne Fjord in western Norway. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details about an unusual art installation there called the "telemegaphone".

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the town of Greenville, Michigan. The town is being sued for copyright infringement over a statue of the ?Little Mermaid,?Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the director of the Chamber of Commerce Kathy Jo Vanderlon.

Arts, Culture & Media

Anasma Vuong

Today's Global Hit features a belly dancer. Her name is Anasma Vuong. She's originally from Paris. Her father is Vietnamese and her mother from Tunisia. These days Anasma Vuong lives in New York. And she specializes in a fusion of belly dance and hip hop.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Glass Pavilion at the Toledo Museum of Art in Ohio. It was designed by Japanese architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from LA Times Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne.

Conflict & Justice

Iraq's sculptor returns

One of Iraq's most famous sculptors, Mohammad Ghani Hikmat, has returned to the city where his works from 1001 nights are Baghdad landmarks. He left after he was robbed and his son was kidnapped. Jane Arraf has more from Baghdad.