A total solar eclipse in an astronomer's paradise


Northern Chile is one of the few places in the world on Tuesday that experienced a total solar eclipse. The country prides itself on being an astronomer's paradise and the solar phenomenon vent drew visitors from all over the world.


Arts, Culture & Media

Telling a story of survival

Survivors of a 1972 plane crash in the Andes have told their own story in a new film. They felt other efforts to recount their ordeal missed the essence of what they endured during the incident - and after.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Mt. Darwin in Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of South America. As The World's David Leveille reports, the mountain was named in honor of Charles Darwin on February 12, 1834 -- his 25th birthday.

Global Politics

Geo answer

In today's Geo Quiz we asked which of these three passages, the Gulf of Aden, the Drake Passage, or the Strait of Malacca, is considered pirate free? The answer is the Drake Passage, off the southern tip of South America.


Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the zoo where FIVE RARE WHITE TIGER CUBS were recently born. The answer is the Chilean National Zoo in Santiago. Anchor Jeb Sharp finds out more about the white tiger cubs from zoo veterinarian Carolina Ibarra.

Conflict & Justice

Chile's new president

The people of Chile voted for a right-wing president yesterday, for the first time since the removal of the military dictator Augusto Pinochet in 1990. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Gideon Long in Santiago about the way forward for Chile.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz links North, Central, and South America. The answer is the American Cordilleran System. Jacob Thompson and some friends rode the whole thing on their mountain bikes. He tells us about their trip.