Vice President Dick Cheney is the latest in a wave of senior U.S. officials who've traveled to the Middle East, and topping their agenda has been the Bush Administration's support for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports that the Chinese crackdown on Tibet -- and calls for an Olympic boycott over China's human rights record -- pose a dilemma for Taiwan's president-elect: that is, get closer to China
Anchor Marco Werman speaks to James Miles, China correspondent for The Economist, who also happened to be on a government-approved visit to Lhasa when anti-China protests broke out in the Tibetan capital.
Pro-Tibet protests disrupted the lighting of the Olympic torch today in Greece, but the torch now goes on 5-month relay before arriving in Beijing and it will make one stop in North America - San Francisco
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Erin Potts and Deyden Tethong, partners at Air Traffic Control - a group that connects musicians to movements for social change; Potts was one of the organizers of the Tibetan Freedom Concerts held in the 90's.
Chinese officials invited a group of foreign journalists to a Buddhist monastery in Lhasa today, in an attempt to show the situation in the Tibetan capital had normalized, but things didn't go as planned,
Lonny Shavelson reports on one man's efforts to bring a cultural tradition from rural India alive in California. Devendra Sharma helps Indian professionals working in the San Francisco Bay area perform an Indian folk opera known as Nautanki.
Todd Melby reports on efforts by Somali-Americans to focus more attention on the conflict taking place in Somalia; the East African country is driven by violence, as government troops backed by Ethiopia fight against Islamist insurgents.