Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us how the swine flu outbreak in Mexico is affecting three very different people: A restaurant manager in Mexico City, a man who is about to be married in North Carolina and a race car team leader from Ireland.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing on reaction there to the death of Michael Jackson. Jackson released his multi-platinum album Thriller just as China was opening its doors to the outside world in the early 1980's.
Singapore is laying the foundation for a future economy based on science. It's sending its own citizens abroad for a top education, and enticing some the world's best minds in science to its shores. Reporter Ari Daniel Shapiro has more.
The Panama Canal revolutionized trade between the nations of the Atlantic and the Pacific when it opened in 1914. Now Colombia and China are talking about building an alternative to the Canal. From the Colombian capital, Bogota, John Otis reports.
Correspondent Betto Arcos tells us about Carlos Varela, a Cuban musician who is lobbying Congress to change the US travel ban to allow Cuban and American artists to travel freely to each other's countries.
As South Africa prepares to host the World Cup in just under two months, it's promising a warm welcome for tourists from around the globe.But the welcome mat isn't out for everyone ï¿½ particularly foreign workers. The World's Laura Lynch reports.