Vancouver, British Columbia, host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, spent approximately $100 million to construct newer, bigger and faster courses for the world's finest athletes. But we're discovering bigger isn't always better.
The activist and actor George Takei is a vocal proponent of LGBT rights. He's backing a petition that would seek to move the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia, to Vancouver, Canada. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with him about the petition.
That's exactly what happend to Kayla Smith, a bartender in Vancouver. A thief stole her $1000 Masi road bike. A friend spotted it the next day on Craigslist. But she didn't call the Mounties. She set-up her own ambush.
Berlin has become a magnet for painters, musicians and designers since the fall of The Wall more than two decades ago. But they've also created tension, as locals bemoan what they call their hipster attitudes - and the rising rents that have come with the coolness.
President Barack Obama is still caught in a deadlock with Congress, an elusive Sumatran rhino was caught on camera and a group of researchers caught a glimpse of an ice tunnel in Sweden. More in today's Global Scan.
The lowly cigarette butt may seem an awfully small target for a major environmental campaign. But in Vancouver, there are a lot of them. And the town's solution, if successful, may be heading to a city near you.