Vancouver's Olympic debut

The confetti that papered the streets of New Orleans after the Super Bowl has been swept away and most of the fans from out of town have headed home. Now America's obsession with a big sporting event is shifting to Vancouver.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz we wanted the name of a Russian city on the Black Sea that was chosen to host the next Winter Olympics after Vancouver. The answer is Sochi.

Conflict & Justice

Olympic note

Officials powered up about a thousand security cameras in and around Vancouver in advance of the Winter Games starting there later this month. Anchor Marco Werman explains the electronic surveillance is making some privacy watchdogs there nervous.


Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz focused on two mountain resorts around Vancouver, Canada. Whistler Mountain and Cypress Mountain. Some are worried that there isn't enough snow at the resorts. Anchor Marco Werman gets the scoop from CBC reporter Rick Cluff.

Global Politics

Geo answer and Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Igloolik, Nunavut. This town is home to Artcirq, an Inuit community circus troupe that will perform at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC next year. Boston Globe reporter Linda Matchan speaks with anchor Jeb Sharp.