President Bush pledged today to launch a humanitarian mission in the Republic of Georgia. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more about the humanitarian situation in Georgia from Tom Vincent, country director for "Save the Children" in Georgia.
China is trying to stage a feel-good Olympics, but in Beijing and the Tibetan areas across China, crackdowns on Tibetan protesters continue. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from an ethnic Tibetan part of Sichuan province.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Beirut, Lebanon. It's where a Lebanese architect is trying to preserve a war-battered apartment building that was once one of Beirut's most beautiful. Ben Gilbert has the story.
U.S. Air Force pilot Dick Sherwood flew over Hiroshima half an hour after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city in August 1945, and the experience turned him into a fighter for peace, as Correspondent Jenny Brundine has the story.
Sixty-three years after the nuclear genie was let out of the bottle with the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the threat of nuclear warfare persists. But Dr. Bernard Lown, cardiologist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, has a prescription for survival.
The war in Iraq has caused a refugee crisis. Nearly two million Iraqis have been displaced within Iraq, another two million have been driven outside of the country. Nour al-Khal, a translator who survived being shot in Basra, joins the takeaway to discuss life after Iraq, and the lives of those who cannot leave the war-torn country.
A generation of Chinese artists left the country in the 1980s and 90s. Some found great success in the west, but China still looms large in their minds. Lu Olkowski talks with artists about why calligraphy and ink drawing seem so 21st century.
100 million Chinese have left rural homes to work in the booming cities of northern China. Their lives are hard, dangerous, and lonely. Songwriter Chen Xing wants to soothe their troubled minds. Produced by Gideon D'Arcangelo.