President Obama today posthumously awarded US Air Force Sergeant Richard Etchberger the Congressional Medal of Honor for saving the lives of his colleagues in Laos in 1968. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Timothy Castle.
The New 7 Wonders group has a new, more natural list of Wonders of the World. Visiting them will take you from South America to Africa to Asia and introduce you to some of Mother Nature's most breath-taking sites.
We’ve all gotten used to recycling our bottles, cans and newspapers over the past few decades. But once we toss them in the recycling bin, there’s actually no guarantee that all that stuff actually does get recycled. In fact, a lot of it doesn’t.
Authorities in the Vietnamese city of Hanoi want to curb the notorious traffic problems. And their plan is to measure the chest sizes of motorcyclists to keep the small, weak drivers off the roads. Reporter Nguyen Duc in Hanoi has details.
When Guinness backed out of sponsoring New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade, Rupert Murdoch's feathers got ruffled. Now he wants all Irish to boycott Guinness. In Venezuela, there's a new grocery story loyalty card that some describe as "creepy." And in the UK, you can see the latest in running shorts — complete with a computer, all in today's Global Scan.
We're looking for a southeast Asian city for today's Geo Quiz. The Saigon River flows through it and the city's name honors a Communist leader. Early in the morning people come together with wicker bird cages to escape the hustle and bustle.