Stories of terrorists have become recent fodder for Hollywood. Marco Werman speaks with Kamran Pasha, who helped create the series "Sleeper Cell" about an FBI agent assigned to infiltrate a terrorist sleeper cell.
Ronald Aldana had a choice. Stay in Guatemala and be hunted down by gangs, or flee to the United States and try to make a new life. He chose to come to the United States. He applied for asylum, received it and has started a new life.
Before Oscar Hijuelos, it was rare for Latino writers to get wide recognition in the US. But Hijuelos broke barriers with his novel, “The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love,” which won the 1990 Pulitzer Prize.
Remember the 1986 film 'The Fly,' by David Cronenberg? Or the 1958 original, with Vincent Price? Well, now "The Fly" has landed on stage in Paris . . . as an opera. The World's Gerry Hadden caught a performance.
Driving in Karachi's crazy traffic can be very stressful. But amidst all this mess there is one source of pleasure ï¿½ the wonderfully decorated public transport vehicles. Fahad Desmukh reports on the poetry that adorns many vehicles in Pakistan.
China's presumed next president Xi Jinping is in Washington today meeting with President Obama. Xi will also visit Los Angeles and the town of Muscatine, Iowa. The World's Jason Margolis has more on why China's next leader chose Iowa.
China has a middle class of some 300 million people. And more and more of them are traveling internationally. As the World's Jason Margolis found out in Massachusetts, American states are increasingly trying to market themselves to Chinese tourists.
In Guatemala, this week marks the start of a landmark trial. Jill Replogle from the public radio collaboration, Fronteras Desk, reports on what this trial means to people in the US, from human rights advocates to Guatemalan immigrants.