Pascale Honore thought her surfing days were over when she was paralyzed 18 years ago. But this year, avid surfer Tyron Swan thought better of that, and decided to try to simply duct tape Pascale to his back and hang ten.
Follow the Tigris River in the Geo Quiz. We're traveling upstream of Baghdad. The northern Iraqi city we're looking for is on the banks of the Tigris in the province of Ninawa. The ancient city is 20 miles or so southeast of the city of Mosul.
Italian paleopathologist Valentina Giuffra has been studying the skeletons of nine children born to the Medici family in Florence during the Renaissance. She tells anchor Marco Werman that their bones showed signs of rickets.
The Boston Marathon bombings investigation has focused a big spotlight on Chechnya. The two suspects' family -- the Tsarnaevs -- have Chechen roots. Journalist Nathan Thornburgh blogs about the need to consider another side of Chechnya.
For today's combo Geo Quiz/Global Hit, we're heading for the capital of Mongolia. It's the home of Mongolia's growing alternative music scene. Lauren Knapp profiles the grunge band that pioneered new music after the fall of communism: Nisvanis.