Paul Loong spent years in a Japanese POW camp during World War II. He kept a journal through it all and his daughter, who found it, recently turned it into a film, "Every Day is a Holiday," set to air on PBS.
No sooner had New York and New Jersey enacted strict new quarantine measures for travelers and health workers from West Africa than the backlash began. Health workers and officials quickly forced the states to rescind their policies, saying they'll keep doctors and nurses from going to West Africa.
The World's Clark Boyd reports that a New Jersey Congressman is proposing new legislation to prevent U.S. Internet companies from turning over information about their users to countries that censor Internet content.
Bill and Fred Engst were born in China to American parents who wanted to be part of the Communisty revolution. The two now live apart, one in the U.S. and one in China, but carry many of those Communist ideals with them. It gives them an interesting lens on changes in the world.
When he was 21, the musician John Forte earned a Grammy nomination for his work with hip hop group The Fugees. Now he's the subject of a new documentary, called The Russian Winter. It chronicles a recent 9-week, 5-city tour his band took across Russia.