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The end of the plastic bag?

The plastic shopping bag is a major shopping convenience, but it's also a major environmental blight, and some countries, like Australia and China, plan to phase out the use of the bags completely

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked listeners to name the U.S. location of the "Knife Throwers' Hall of Fame." The answer is Austin, Texas, as The World's David Leveille explains.

Conflict & Justice

"Gene Boy Came Home"

The impact of war on returning solders is the subject of a new documentary, and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Canadian filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin about her film, "Gene Boy Came Home," which tells the story of Eugene Benedict

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit and Geo Quiz Answer

Carol Hills profiles Jazz quartet Babik. The group, from Buffalo, New York, but are inspired by Belgian Django Reinhardt. For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the European city hosting a rock festival called ?Exit.? The answer is Novi Sad in Serbia.