Snowden is a bit of a hero in Russia, though he's hardly been seen since receiving asylum there. Reports in the Russian press say Snowden will start work for one of the largest websites in Russia next month.
China's scorching economic growth has given people something they didn't have before: leisure time. That's fueled interest in new hobbies, including outdoor adventure. Youth hostels are filling up with backpackers. Hiking gear is flying off the shelves.
American screen actors are locked in a labor dispute with major Hollywood studios and just last year, U.S. screenwriters went out on strike, and many European screenwriters look on with envy at the bargaining
The World's Adeline Sire tells us about "Paris 36," a movie that harks back to the golden age of French cinema, with lavish sets and music. It also explores the labor unrest that rocked France in the 1930s.
The World's Gerry Hadden has details on a major sweat shop bust in Barcelona, where Spanish authorities freed more than 300 Chinese immigrants working in appalling conditions. But the immigrants are protesting the move.
It's been just about a year since the start of the global economic crisis, and China's doing better than most. Today, China's premier said the country's economy experienced 7 % growth since the start of 2009. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.
The Egyptian economy is taking a beating, while the anti-government demonstrations continue. But life in Egypt is starting to feel a little more normal, as banks and businesses re-open. The World's Matthew Bell reports.