The Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel is the most famous product of Venezuela's program of universal music education. And as Venezuela finds itself embroiled in protests, Dudamel is being pushed into taking sides.
There was a time when the US was an undisputed leader in cars. Classic American cars are often coveted around the world. Few places are as ga-ga about American automobiles as Sweden. Reporter Angela Bass has the story from RÃ¤ttvik.
Many of the kids who crossed the Mexico-US border this year are now in Los Angeles and starting school. But it's not so easy to leave behind the violence they witnessed, and which drove them to flee, and simply start over in America.
Leonardo diCaprio grew up poor in Los Angeles, thrown in with a bunch of rich kids. It's that upbringing as a have-not in a world of haves that helped him create the character he plays in The Wolf of Wall Street.
José has already tried to escape from El Salvador to the US this summer — twice. But he's failed each time, and now he's dodging gang violence at home while trying to make yet another attempt to leave.