North America

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to the Geo Quiz is the Yucatan Peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico. Graduate students Antonio Seliz and Jill Deppe regularly travel there to study birds and they sent us this audio-postcard.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Toronto. It's where a Canadian filmmaker will be launching a new film venture. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Rob Spence, who plans to have a mini-camera installed in his prosthetic eye to make film documentaries and raise awareness about public surveillance.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Anchor Lisa Mullins reveals the answer to our Geo Quiz today. We wanted the name of the continent that extends into all 4 hemispheres of Earth -- north, south, east and west. The answer is Africa, which has portions both north and south of the equator, and portions both east and west of the prime meridian.

The Sea Superhighway

In the Atlantic Ocean, a powerful river known as the Gulf Stream flows with a rich history and an ecosystem all its own.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman profiles the singer Elisa. She's a pop sensation in her native Italy since 2001. Now she's hoping to make it in North America. Elisa kicks off a 17-date tour of Canada and the US next week.

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What we can learn from Canada’s universal child care model

Having kids — it’s not cheap. Especially when you consider the cost of child care. Many women in the US say the cost makes it difficult to get ahead. But what if there were a model for universal day care? It turns out, there is such a thing — in Québec. The program is 20 years old and is an inspiration for many.