Sports writers are calling Sunday's World Cup final "Messi vs. the Machine," and Izzy says the machine can't be stopped. Our World Cup ocelot is calling a win — and a world championship — for Germany. And we've even got an extra surprise...
Soy farmers in Argentina have been watching the weather. It's been a dry summer and soy crops are important to Argentina's economy. Farmers have to worry about Wall Street speculation also. Julia Kumari Drapkin reports.
A volcano in the southern reaches of the Andes has been generating thousands of tremors in recent days. And there are fears of a possible explosive eruption. Authorities in both Chile and Argentina have issued a red alert and ordered local evacuations.
Brazil was ruled by an abusive military dictatorship decades ago, like many other South American countries. But alone among its neighbors, Brazil has resisted efforts to confront and deal with that past. A new Truth Commission has been established to investigate, but no concrete actions are expected.
Poor Ukraine is caught between two lovers as its president searches for a happy end to this love triangle. Amazon's cute little PrimeAir drone, delivering packages like a stork delivers babies, has about the same level of reality. And we explore the many faces of yoga, in today's edition of the Global Scan.