Latest Stories Tagged: America

The Bin Ladens

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Steve Coll, author of "The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century;� the book is a profile of the family that produced the al Qaeda leader.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

Congress is voting on legislation that would simplify the visa application process for foreign musicians who want to perform in the U.S. The World's Marco Werman has the story.

Global Politics

Russians on film

The World's Alex Gallafent reports that Hollywood refuses to give up on Russian villains; film makers looked for new villains after the Cold War ended but now it's clear that Hollywood's fascination with Russian villains is not over.

Conflict & Justice

Somalis in America

Todd Melby reports on efforts by Somali-Americans to focus more attention on the conflict taking place in Somalia; the East African country is driven by violence, as government troops backed by Ethiopia fight against Islamist insurgents.

Guns in southern Philippines

Orlando de Guzman reports from the Sulu Archipelago, a dangerous region in the southern Philippines where rebels with suspected links to al Qaeda are active, and so are US-backed government troops trying to hunt the rebels down

Global Politics

McCain report

The World's Matthew Bell reports on a speech today by Republican presidential candidate John McCain that outlined his foreign policy views; McCain spoke about the need for victory in Iraq

Sports

Baseball in Africa

Darrell Harvey reports from Ghana on efforts to take baseball to Africa, where Major League Baseball hopes to find new fans on the continent -- and perhaps a new source of talent.