Anchor Marco Werman explores one of the proposals that came out of President Obama's speech: global science envoys. Marco speaks with Vaughan Turekian... head of the Center for Science Diplomacy at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Researchers in Sweden have come up with a technique to use radioactive carbon in the atmosphere, to figure out the age of unidentified dead bodies. The scientists measure levels of carbon-14 in teeth. The World's David Baron has the story.
Anchor Lisa Mullins has the latest on the rescue of the sole survivor of the Yemenia aircraft that crashed in the Indian ocean yesterday. The fourteen year-old girl survived the crash by clinging to a piece of plane debris for more than 12 hours.
Anchor Marco Werman interviews Nigerian afrobeat musician Femi Kuti, son of the late pioneer of the genre Fela Kuti, and gets him to answer the questions he himself poses on his new CD about progress in Africa.
President Obama's surge of troops into Afghanistan is in full swing, and casualties among US and international forces are on the rise. Anchor Jeb Sharp gets the latest from the BBC's Martin Patience in Kabul.
Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with the BBC's Nick Bryant about the case of missing 19-year-old hiker British backpacker Jamie Neale, who was found alive and well today in the Australian bush nearly two weeks after he went missing.
The Middle East has had several years of drought. Across the region, from Israel to Iraq, there's more use of water and less water available and that's exacerbating the political tensions and problems. Linda Gradstein reports.