Radio DJ Casey Kasem was born Kamal Amin Kasem, the son of Lebanese immigrants. Kasem is perhaps best known for his weekly radio show, American Top 40. But, we want to remember Kasem for his Arab American roots and activism within that community.
Los Angeles-based Filipina jazz singer Charmaine Clamor performs for us in our studio. Clamor speaks to anchor Marco Werman about her recent visit to Manila and her style of jazz, which she likes to call "jazzipinho".
Italian director Nanni Moretti's 'Habemus Papam' portrays a newly-elected Pope having a nervous breakdown. The World's William Troop spoke with Moretti about what 'We Have A Pope' is really about. This film is now being released in the United States.
A documentary tells the story of National Wake, a South African punk band that challenged the country's apartheid divisions in the 1970's. Unfortunately, the group didn't last very long, as reporter Mirissa Neff tells us.
The Sept. 11 terrorist attack was a wake-up call for cities across the country -- they needed to be ready for terrorism. By all indications thus far, the response of Boston police and fire officials is an example of how far cities have come in preparing for terrorism-inflicted disasters.
Most Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, but what's special about the holiday differs for everyone. There’s family, sure. And food. And football. Yet for an Iranian-Armenian family and their community, it's a chance to celebrate religious freedom, and their lives in the US.