Vancouver, British Columbia, host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, spent approximately $100 million to construct newer, bigger and faster courses for the world's finest athletes. But we're discovering bigger isn't always better.
Actor Andy Garcia is in Georgia to play the part of President Mikheil Saakashvili in a film about last year's conflict with Russia. The story is of a journalist and a cameraman caught up in the unfolding drama of the war last August. Carol Hills reports.
Vice President Biden is in Georgia, a former Soviet republic that is at war with Russia. Although the U.S. supports Georgia, it is unclear whether that includes selling weapons to the nation. The Takeaway is joined by BBC Russia anaylst Steven Eke.
Eurovision, Europe's premier pop-music song contest, bans songs that have political lyrics. Yet the 54-year-old competition has played a role in more than one country's political drama. Anchor Marco Werman explains.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Jacob Resneck in Tbilisi, Georgia, about the continued protests there. For the second day in a row, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets to demand that the country's president step down.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Jacob Resneck about the mass demonstrations in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. The protesters are demanding the resignation of President Mikhail Saakashvili.
Russia continues to defend its actions in the former Soviet state of Georgia. Meanwhile international condemnation mounted over Russia's recognition of Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard delivered humanitarian aid to Georgia today. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the commander of the naval group Commodore John Moore, and the captain of the Coast Guard cutter, the Dallas.
Georgians displaced by the fighting with Russia are trying to return home, but they face several obstacles. Lisa Mullins finds out more from Jessica Barry of the International Committee of the Red Cross. She's in the Georgian capital Tblisi.
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