After an eight month journey into space, NASA's most ambitious rover robot is due to land on Mars Sunday night. Anchor Aaron Schachter talks to Mars Science Laboratory Project Chief Engineer Miguel San Martin.
Over the summer, university students will pour into the US. And the number of Chinese students flocking here is growing. Yet many of these students can lack know-how of life in America; some colleges are aggressively trying to help them integrate.
NBA team owners and the players' union face another deadline to reach an agreement this week and the whole NBA season is still in danger of being canceled. Some basketball players have been exploring other options overseas.
A few fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls have made their ways into the hands of American evangelical Christians -- thanks to a man who was one of the first people to come into contact with the scrolls after Bedouin Arabs first found them in the late 1940s.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports a Christmas tradition in the Catalonian region of Spain. It will strike you as unusual and might strike you as offensive. It is a figure in the Catalonian nativity scene called the ï¿½pooper.ï¿½
Iranian singer Sussan Deyhim contributed music to the new film "Argo." The film is set in Tehran during the US Embassy hostage crisis that followed the Iranian revolution. This is a time period that resonates with her even though she had left Iran.
Villa Aurora in the Pacific Palisades of Los Angeles was a refuge for writer Lion Feuchtwanger and his wife Marta after they fled the Nazis. Now, as Julia Simon reports, it provides a temporary home for other persecuted writers from around the world.