Where in the world can you sit on a beach and still enjoy a view of the Eiffel Tower? Imagine walking down to the Seine River this time of year, and seeing palm trees, umbrellas, lounge chairs and sand beaches lining the riverbank.
Italians love their cars. In fact, only the United States has more of them per capita. That's what makes this next piece of data so shocking: for the first time in almost 50 years, bike sales in Italy are vastly outpacing car sales.
After serving in World War II, Garry Davis dedicated his life to trying to establish a world government to bring an end to war. Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Davis's long-time friend and colleague, David Gallup.
French riot police patrol the streets of the Paris suburb of Trappes after clashes between police and youths this past weekend. The unrest was sparked by police stopping a woman wearing a full Muslim face veil in public.
China's emergence as a global economic force has meant great wealth for its most well-connected. But that money doesn't always come with manners, so there's a new movement among some of China's wealthy elite to brush up on their behavior.
China has a growing group of nouveau riche. Much of that wealth has been amassed by Communist Party elites and their friends but some are discovering that having money without manners doesn't buy them respect. A few of them are seeking to remedy that.
An American composer Joseph Bertolozzi is in Paris collecting sounds from the Eiffel Tower. He's banging the struts, bolts and girders and recording the results. With that, he plans to compose a piece of music.