Some African Muslim immigrants at a meatpacking plant in Colorado are protesting work conditions that they say affected their ability to observe Ramadan. The labor dispute has revealed bad feelings in the Colorado city.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Anneke van Woudenberg, a human rights researcher in eastern Congo, about renewed fighting in the region.
Dispatches from a military hospital in Afghanistan (8:10) October 16, 2008 download |permalink
The World's Quil Lawrence spent a week at a U.S. military hospital on the frontlines in Afghanistan. We hear from doctors and nurses working there about what it's like dealing with patients on both sides of the fighting.
The last living survivor of the Titanic lives in a nursing home in southern England. And she needs a little extra cash to help pay the bills. So she's selling some mementos from her childhood that could fetch thousands at auction. Anchor Marco Werman has more.
Holland-based "Triodos" Bank has managed to weather the global financial crunch so far -- by sticking to its socially minded agenda. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Charles Middleton, the bank's managing director in the United Kingdom.
Will financial crisis curb E.U. climate control? (3:30) October 16, 2008 download |permalink
The World's Gerry Hadden on how the financial crisis is raising concerns about Europe's ambitious plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Financial crisis could harm those most in need (4:30) October 16, 2008 download |permalink
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with economist Jeffrey Sachs about how the financial turmoil could affect charities and other humanitarian organizations that help the world's most neediest.