Cities around the world, including in the United States, know something of what Boston's going through. Indeed, in the decade since September 11th, 2001, city preparedness has come a long way. From New York, The World's Alex Gallafent reports.
London's sewer system, like in most major cities around the country, are often clogged by accumulations of fat that must be freed by sewer workers. But now, London is trying to turn that trash literally into treasure. They want to use the fat to fuel a power plant.
Veteran punk rocker Mike Watt played bass for LA-based bands like the Minutemen and Firehose. Now, he's playing with two young Italian musicians who Watt says keeps him "student mode." Their music starts with roots in punk and delves into improvisational Italian sounds.
In the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, Project Fatherhood helps end the cycle of absent fathers and gives men a place to discuss what it means to be dads, partners and sons in one of the city's roughest areas.
Twitter suspended the account of an outspoken critic of NBC's coverage for more than 48 hours. Twitter and NBC have a partnership agreement for the Olympic Games. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with media writer, blogger and teacher, Dan Gillmor.