Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security.
Since the first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970, much has been done to clean up our air and water here in the US and elsewhere. But the world isn’t yet curbing carbon emissions fast enough, and US leadership on the issue has almost vanished.
The BBC's Tinku Ray reports on legislation in India to protect the elderly from abuse; many families in India are moving away from traditional family arrangements where many generations live under the same roof.
Leaders of the world's richest nations are meeting in Japan for the annual Group of Eight (G8) summit where they've reached a common goal to fight global warming, as The World's Jason Margolis has more.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Salman Rushdie about his new novel, 'The Enchantress of Florence,' and with The World's book critic, Christopher Merrill. Rushdie's 1981 novel, 'Midnight's Children,' has just won the Best of the Booker Prize award.
Before the Olympics even begin there are concerns that Olympic anti-doping monitors won't be able to detect the blood-boosting drug EPO, as Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with BBC science reporter Matt McGrath.