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Global Scan

Iranians build an American aircraft carrier, sort of

Is Iran expecting relations with the US to go south again? US officials say Iran is building a replica of the aircraft carrier the USS Nimitz — seemingly as a propaganda ploy. An imam who spoke for al-Qaeda after 9/11 says he became the terrorist organization's spokesman by accident. And the pope breaks with Italy's mafia, in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz / Geo Answer

Today's Geo Quiz seeks an Italian town famous for baseball. The answer is Nettuno, a coastal city about 40 miles south of Rome. Nettuno is hosting the annual Baseball World Cup. Reporter Nancy Greenleese takes us there.

Arts, Culture & Media

Piccolo Teatro Lirico

Italy has a new � short � twist on a centuries-old art form. A small, historic theater in Rome was having a hard time surviving when it turned to opera. Megan Williams visited the Piccolo Teatro Lirico in the city's historic center.