Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are visiting the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince as part of their effort to raise money for the country's rebuilding. Photojournalist Bear Guerra tells us about his trip, and his photos.
There was increased international criticism today of Israel for its raid on ships carrying relief to Gaza. The raid left nine activists dead. Former US diplomat Edward Peck was on one of the ships. He tells anchor Marco Werman about the experience.
Bangladeshi anti-poverty banker Muhammad Yunus is to feature in an episode of The Simpsons. One of the Nobel peace laureate's many admirers is actress Yeardley Smith, the voice of Lisa Simpson. We caught up with Smith who just returned from Bangladesh.
For today's Global Hit, the story behind a song. Cuban pianist Chucho Valdes' celebrates the connection he feels between Cuba and New Orleans with his composition ?New Orleans', one of the tracks on his new recording ?Chucho's Steps'.
The rationing of health care is not always obvious or explicit. Implicit factors may determine who receives care and who does not.One factor may have imposed a form of unintentional rationing on AIDS care in Zambia, as David Baron reports.
A baker in the region around Valencia, Spain, has his own answer to the national economic crisis. He's selling loaves of bread for just 20 euro cents. Other bakers are furious, claiming he's selling below cost to put them out of business.
Violence is a fact of life in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but medical care is not, which is why the aid group, Doctors Without Borders, has stepped in to open the first emergency care clinic in a Rio slum