Most Shared Stories Tagged: Alex Gallafent

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

A painful medical condition allegedly suffered by cello players has been revealed as a hoax after more than 30 years. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from The World's Alex Gallafent.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer and Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is central Java, in Indonesia. That's the location of the city that locals call Solo, officially known as Surakarta. In New York, the Indonesian consulate is holding classes in gamelan music. Alex Gallafent paid a visit.

Global Politics

Decorum in Congress

The World's Alex Gallafent looks at questions of political decorum sparked by Republican Congressman Joe Wilson's outburst during President Obama's speech to Congress last night.

World in Words - poet Sergei Mikhalkov

He was best known for writing lyrics for this tune. It's the national anthem of Russia. It was also the anthem of the old Soviet Union. Mikhalkov wrote different lyrics for each. The World's Alex Gallafent has more.

Global Politics

Today's nuclear fears

America's nuclear fears from the Cold War haven't necessarily gone away�but they have been modernized. The World's Alex Gallafent examines US fears of a nuclear attack in the shadow of September 11th.

Arts, Culture & Media

Clothing with a secret

�Dress Codes� is a new exhibit at the International Center of Photography in New York. The exhibit highlights some clothes that have a secret. The World's Alex Gallafent interviews Peruvian photographer Milagros de la Torre.