Thailand's beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a plea for unity on his 86th birthday, a few days after violent protests in Bangkok killed several people. We take the occasion to point out the king's little known connection to the US — and Boston, in particular.
Massachusetts born Haitian-American attorney Regine Theodat came to Haiti in 2010 to help earthquake victims. She intended to stay for a few months. Five year later, she's become an entrepreneur, starting a fish farm in central Haiti and a cocktail restaurant in Croix-des-Bouquets.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body awaits burial but the family is having trouble finding an Islamic center to conduct the last rites. Marco Werman speaks with Shahina Siddiqui, president of the Islamic Social Services Association in Canada about what's involved.
70 years ago, Ella Weissberger stood on stage as a cat in the first performances of the children's opera Brundibar. The stage was in a Nazi concentration camp and she was a prisoner. Weissberger still attends performances and shared her story with The World's Nina Porzucki.
The Boston marathon bombings last year touched many people. And the anniversary will certainly bring back feelings, fears and memories. A Boston-area counselor who helped in the aftermath of the bombings offers her advice for dealing with the anniversary.