Zoe Corneli introduces us to Rupa, a San Francisco doctor who is also a musician. Rupa not only reflects musical styles from all over the world in her work, she also infuses it with her comments on global politics.
The conflict in Georgia looks different viewed through a Russian lens, so The World's Katy Clark examines Russia's actions in the Georgian conflict and how the West often misunderstands Russia's intentions.
China's young generation is like none that has come before in the People's Republic. It's grown up riding the wave of China's growing prosperity and globalization. The new generation is starting to come of age. As it does, it's changing China.
Today, the House of Representatives in Washington passed a $ 700 billion dollar bailout of the financial industry. The World's Laura Lynch sums up a week of market-induced fear on the streets and in the bars of London.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on the controversy surrounding an online video of schoolchildren in China chanting a nationalistic poem. Some in China are attacking the teacher online. They say he's trying to indoctrinate his students.
The World's Matthew Bell tells us about one aspect of the massive stimulus package that passed the House last night. The provision would require that infrastructure projects paid for by the U.S. government use American-made steel and iron.