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Arts, Culture & Media

World Digital Library Goes Live

A UNESCO project went online today. It's the World Digital Library. It's a collaboration among libraries and cultural institutions around the world that are making some of their treasures available on line. The World's Alex Gallafent has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit: Shimon Peres

Israeli President Shimon Peres; He's been in Israeli politics for more than half a century. Turns out, that whole time, he's also been writing poems. And some of those poems have now been set to music. Daniel Estrin has today's Global Hit.

Conflict & Justice

German author wins Nobel

Herta M�ller has been awarded the Nobel prize for literature. The Romanian born author is renowned for her books based on life under the harsh regime of the dictator Ceausescu. M�ller was born in 1953 in Romania. Jeb Sharp profiles the German author.

Lifestyle & Belief

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked for the Pacific island nation where someone set a new world record today for 'longest distance to spit a champagne cork.' Marco Werman speaks with Justine Bourdariat of Guinness World Records.