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.
Murmansk is the largest city in the Arctic Circle. Nowhere else in the world do so many people spend so long in near-perpetual darkness. On Sunday, residents came out to catch the first glimpse of the sun in 40 days.