French pop and rock has been mostly ridiculed in the US. Phoenix is different ï¿½ Lead singer Thomas Mars tells Marco Werman the success of the French band may be due to the fact they were influenced by the right musical role models.
Gagaku is the oldest form of classical music in Japan. It thrived in Japanese imperial courts from the 700s. The tradition is rarely performed outside of Japan. But reporter Maria Bakkalapulo attended a performance in Scotland and tells us about it.
Many Mexican families are tuned into news from Washington and whether Congress will change immigration laws. From the public radio collaboration Fronteras Desk, Jude Joffe-Block reports from Mexico about families hoping for long-awaited reunions.
In Phoenix, there is a soccer club called Team Milan made up of kids from all over the world. The team's coaches are undocumented immigrants. They find common ground on the field. Valeria Fernández of "Feet in 2 Worlds" reports this story.
Phoenix welcomes more refugees than almost any other American city. It's also home to a great many undocumented immigrants. One group of refugee children is finding its way in a new home on the soccer field, coach by an undocumented immigrant.
The reality of unlawful immigration over the past decade or more has been families separated between the United States and the home country. For many Mexican families, the prospect of immigration reform in the U.S. brings to possibility of a much delayed family reunion.
NASA's Phoenix lander has touched down on the surface of Mars as scientists around the world are watching; Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the latest from Ivan Semeniuk Ivan Semeniuk, US bureau chief for New Scientist magazine.