This weekend France celebrates the 50th anniversary of Le Petit Nicholas. He's a hugely popular character in a series of French children's books. But he's never caught on here. Correspondent Anita Elash has the story.
The family of Swedish crime author Stieg Larsson has offered Larsson's partner a settlement to end a dispute over his inheritance. The World's Carol Zall reports on the latest chapter in the Larsson saga.
The Salwen family has taken an interesting path to help other people. They decided to sell their home and give half the money from the sale to charity. They've written a new book called 'The Power of Half.' From PRI's The World.