Pope Francis called a meeting at the Vatican to discuss climate change, environmental degradation and human trafficking. But the meeting is taking place while Rome is filled with trash because of a trash collectors' strike.
Donald Trump and Bobby Jindal appear to be running away from their parents' immigrant roots. However, Marco Rubio's mom once told him: "They’re human beings just like us, and they came for the same reasons we came."
Engineers in Italy have begun the complicated process of lifting the cruise ship Costa Concordia from the spot where it ran aground in January 2012. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Ian Fraser, an entertainer who was onboard the night of the accident.
Rumors of possible Russian intervention abound as protests in the Ukraine escalate. And even the Pope's weekend prayer for peace in the country ended in an ominous sign. Working-class stiffs in the Republic of Congo show that style isn't exclusive to the rich. And a New Zealand doc doesn't let a shark attack ruin his day, in today's Global Scan.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Richard Owen, correspondent for the Times of London, about reports that the Vatican has rejected at least three of Barack Obama's picks for U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican. One of those on the list was reportedly Caroline Kennedy. The Vatican denies the reports.
Anchor Marco Werman reports on the life and work of Italian sociologist Maurizio Montalbini, who died last week at the age of 56. Montalbini spent months at a time living alone in caves to study the effects of isolation.
Uncollected trash was piled high throughout Naples, Italy two years ago. Now the unsorted waste is stored in huge dumps outside the city. And it may be causing health problems. Correspondent Megan Williams reports from Caserta outside Naples.