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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the village of Blackburn, in West Lothian, Scotland. It's the hometown of Susan Boyle, the singing sensation who wowed judges on the British TV show "Britain's Got Talent."

Global Politics

British spy agency's Facebook blunder

Eyebrows raised when Shelley Sawers posted on Facebook photos of where she and her husband live and the names of relatives. Why? Lady Sawers is the wife of the head of MI6. Lisa Mullins talks with Sarah Lyall, London correspondent for the New York Times.

Global Politics

Geo Quiz and answer

Today's Geo Quiz deals with a tussle over the new Tube map in London. The city's latest map of the London Underground excludes an image of the Thames River, and that's ruffled some feathers.

Arts, Culture & Media

Gemma Ray

As long as there have been cool themes and rhythms, musicians have been recycling them. Take the songs of British singer-songwriter Gemma Ray. They sound familiar, but when you stop and listen, you know you've never heard this before.