Cuba announced today it will lift most travel restrictions in the New Year. Pretty much any Cuban who wants to will be allowed to leave. It could be a stunning change for Cubans. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Sarah Rainsford.
Baked at the height of international euphoria about the Obama presidency, the "Baracklava" spends more time on its shelf at the back of the shop these days. It usually only comes out for American tourists.
President Obama and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao have agreed to work together to tackle some of the world's most pressing problems. The World's Mary Kay Magistad is covering the summit in Beijing.
Klaus Jacob, a geo-physicist and senior research scientist at Columbia University talks with host Lisa Mullins about how engineers in Japan and Bangladesh have devised unique solutions to cope with rising sea levels.