Global Scan

Who leads the world in small-scale solar power? Try Bangladesh

Sometimes being behind is a plus. With an unreliable electric grid, many in Bangladesh have gone solar, making the country a worldwide leader. Meanwhile, in Tunisia, doctors are offering to help women become "virgins" again, and Colorado grapples with just how public its newly-legal marijuana should be. That and more in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

When does extinct not really mean extinct?

The Tasmanian tiger was believed to have gone extinct in the wild back in the 1930s, but it may have been more resilient than we thought. An expedition says its found evidence that the creatures still exist. Plus the Philippines try to pick up the pieces after Typhoon Haiyan devastates the area. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.