Ute Lemper is perhaps most famous for interpreting the music of Kurt Weill. Now Lemper's drawing on the sounds of Weimar Germany to portray the bitter, lonely Los Angeles of American poet Charles Bukowski. From PRI's The World.
President Barack Obama will be in Poland Friday, but people there may not be that happy to see him. Poles are frustrated that the United States still requires them to get a visa to visit the country. Dave McGuire reports from Warsaw.
Last week, two Cuban actors, en route to the screening of their film "Una Noche" at the Tribeca film festival in New York, disappeared during a layover. It's been speculated that the two were defectors. Reporter Susan Stone speaks to anchor Marco Werman.
Among those struggling to recover from the devastation of Superstorm Sandy are members of the Haitian community in New York. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Ricot Dupuy, who hosts a program on a Haitian radio station in Brooklyn.
People who've arrived here from other countries are often able to see the United States in simpler terms, and in ways that reflect, and contrast with, their own backgrounds. The World's Alex Gallafent reports from Alphabet City, New York.
Afghanis and Iraqis who work with American troops often place themselves and their families in great danger by affiliating themselves with the US. In exchange, a path to the US–and to safety–can be offered. At least that's what's supposed to happen.