Reporter Mary Jo McConahay felt like she'd heard the story from Life of Pi, long before she read the book. Turns out, the book was inspired by Brazilian book by a noted and respected author. McConahay traveled to the man's home town and short time after the author, Moacyr Scliar, died.
Our daily puzzler. The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Leipzig, Germany. Today marks the 20th anniversary of historic protests that took place in the then-communist East German city of Leipzig. Anchor Marco Werman has the story.
As Greece continues to try and arrest its economic decline, Germany OK'd another $170 billion worth of bailout funds to keep the government operating, to prevent the country from going bankrupt and to keep Greece in the eurozone.
Security officials in Germany say radical Islamic extremists are trying to recruit German youths for violent jihad in Syria and Iraq. A team of German social workers aims to de-radicalize Muslims, one young person at a time.