Latest Stories Tagged: United States

Arts, Culture & Media

San Patricio

The San Patricio Battalion fought in the Mexican American War. The story of the San Patricio Battalion is the subject of a new CD. It's by The Chieftains featuring Ry Cooder. Marco Werman speaks to Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains and Ry Cooder.

Conflict & Justice

Blue fin tuna in trouble

Europe has joined the United States in a call to suspend commercial fishing for Atlantic Blue Fin Tuna. Many experts say the Blue Fin is seriously over fished. But as The World's Gerry Hadden reports, opponents have pledged to ignore any ban.

Global Politics

Balkan Beat Box

Tomer Yosef of the New York-Israeli hip hop band Balkan Beat Box drops by our studio and speaks with anchor Marco Werman about Vice President Biden's visit to Israel and about the band's new album.

Arts, Culture & Media

Dengue Fever

The band Dengue Fever is based in Los Angeles. But what brings the band's members together is music from Cambodia. They've produced several albums full of Cambodian pop mixed with psychedelic rock. Guitarist Zach Holtzman tells us more.

Global Politics

Life in Palau after Guantanamo

The Obama Administration has been trying to find countries willing to take in several Uighur men who were detained at Guantanamo. Some have now been relocated to the tiny Pacific island nation of Palau. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has their story.

Global Politics

Preval meets Obama

Haiti's President, Rene Preval, met with President Obama at the White House today. Preval asked the US to keep helping rebuild his nation following January's devastating earthquake. The World's Katy Clark reports.