For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a European capital that's home to the Carlsberg Brewery. The answer is Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Jens Bekke, a spokesperson for Carlsberg.
A Somali man, armed with an axe, broke into the house of Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard ? one of the artists involved in the controversy over cartoon depictions of the Prophet Mohammed four years ago. Anchor Marco Werman has details.
On the agenda: this morning's Senate deal on health care reform; where U.S. and Pakistani relations are headed; when Guant-namo Bay might close; the end results of climate meetings in Copenhagen; and the president's coming vacation in Hawaii.
Climate talks in Copenhagen wrap up today, but will an appearance by President Obama inspire nations to strike a last-minute deal? We talk about what to look for as countries try to reach an agreement in the final hours.
China's getting serious about smoking — so serious it's banning smoking in schools. And it's imposing new restrictions as well. Meanwhile, in Austria, a former police officer is being compared to Robin Hood after he stole but said he planned to give it to the poor. Plus Denmark and Sweden consider a ban on circumcisions, in today's Global Scan.
The latest dump of secret documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden shows that the agency spied on participants in the fateful 2009 UN climate change summit in Copenhagen. The question is whether it mattered.
People around the world are up in arms about the way Danish zoo officials killed a healthy giraffe and fed it to the lions. But the zoo is defending its decision as a way of protecting the giraffe population from inbreeding.
Matt Holzman, producer of the screening series First Take for KCRW in Santa Monica, gives us the lowdown on this year's nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.
They were born minutes apart and they are both enviable craft brewers, so why won't these brothers drink a pint with each other? Journalist Jonah Weiner shares the story behind a rivalry that is delighting the beer world.
Scandinavia is known for its commitment to civil and human rights, its government services and its equality. But it's also becoming a source of jihadi fighters in Syria. Pro-Russian militants in Ukraine have secured a huge cache of weapons. And a white man and his black puppet are creating candid talk on race in South Africa. That and more, in today's Global Scan.