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Global Politics

Fast food in Nigeria

Mr. Bigg's is the largest fast food chain in Africa's most populous country. But running a fast food operation is no easy feat in a country beset by mismanagement, corruption, and a lack of infrastructure. David Hecht reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Nabokov last novel

Over thirty years after his death, Vladimir Nabokov's last, unfinished novel, was released today. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the novel with Keith Gessen, editor of the New York literary magazine, N+1.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for a French economic center that's home to a new hotel where people can live like hamsters. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from one of the hotel's owners.

Global Politics

Hope for Haiti?

The horrific images coming out of Haiti aren't altogether unfamiliar. The impoverished country was nearly synonymous with tragedy for years. But last year optimism was beginning to blossom for some Haiti watchers. Amy Bracken has this reporter's notebook.

Global Politics

Legal trouble for Google in Italy

An Italian court has ruled that three Google executives are criminally responsible for a video posted on the company's online sharing service. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more about the case from The World's technology correspondent Clark Boyd.

Conflict & Justice

EU environmental laws influence US

Over the last two decades Europe has been forcing more companies to make sure their products don't harm human health or end up in the environment. And that principle is now taking hold here in the US. Liam Moriarty of station KPLU in Seattle reports.