During its nearly half-century run, Roper Records released hundreds of high-quality records, cassettes and CDs, which it distributed via mail order to dance professionals in the US and internationally.
The attack against the Porta dos Fundos sketch comedy troupe rattled the country, especially those who are concerned that a growing movement of conservative extremism has found fertile ground in Brazil.
Haitian American flutist, composer and vocalist Nathalie Joachim pays tribute to female artists in her new album, "Fanm d'Ayiti," or "Women of Haiti." Joachim tells The World about the women who inspired the songs and the album that's been nominated for a Grammy.
The World has given some thought to the musical trends that have stood out over the past decade. From K-pop to viral videos to a resurgence in vinyl, host Marco Werman highlights some of these trends, and more.
Palestinian officials are hoping that the nearly-completed restoration will boost tourism at a time when the West Bank remains under Israeli occupation, plagued by a political stalemate and hobbled by high unemployment.