President-elect Obama has reportedly chosen Steven Chu to be his energy secretary. Chu is a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and an expert on alternative fuels and climate change. The World's Jason Margolis reports.
Evolution versus creationism, it's a topic that's typically debated in the U.S. within the context of Christianity. But an article in the latest issue of the journal Science suggests that debate is heating up in the Muslim world.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a mountain peak in the Caususus that just got a new name. Anchor Marco Werman has the answer -- and it's: Peak Kontrevichikov or "Peak of the Secret Service." Prime Minister Vladimir Putin chose the name as a tribute to Russian spies.
Spain's construction industry has been hit hard by the country's economic downtown. Now the socialist government there has unveiled a 15-billion dollar economic rescue plan to help get people back on the payroll.
Hip hop artist Joaquin Santos is from San Diego but he has strong family ties to El Salvador. His solo album, Salva Vida, tackles the social, political and economic problems plaguing the Central American nation.
The votes are being counted in Ghana's presidential election. And after troubled and sometimes violent elections elsewhere in Africa, the process is under scrutiny as much as the results. The World's Laura Lynch reports from Ghana's capital city, Accra.