Repairing spinal cord injuries and restoring movement to a paralyzed person has been the subject of intense research for decades — but success has always seemed out of reach. Now a new type of surgery has allowed a Polish man to walk again after having been paralyzed.
Hello Kitty has earned herself millions of fans the world over since debuting in the 1970s — but a recent revelation from the company behind Hello Kitty has rocked many fans' world. That story in today's Global Scan.
Maggi seasoning is popular among American immigrants of all kinds of nationalities -- and they all think of it as coming from home. But, in reality, few American immigrants are from the actual home of Maggi seasoning. But, for some reason, it still reminds each of them of where they've come from.
Japan has announced that it won't meet the climate pollution reduction targets it agreed to under the landmark Kyoto Protocol, negotiated on its own soil in the 1990s. The reason? Fukushima has shut down its nuclear power industry.
UN climate change talks in Warsaw faced something of a meltdown Thursday morning, when dozens of developing nations and activists stalked out in frustration. But BBC correspondent Matt McGrath says hope for some sort of global deal on climate remains.
Anchor Lisa Mullins gets another perspective on the US presidential race from three European reporters who cover American politics for readers back home: Corine Lesnes writes for the French newspaper Le Monde
President Obama and other world leaders are to pay last respects to Polish president Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria on Sunday. Karolina Lewestam is a Polish doctoral candidate living in the US. She talks with Marco Werman about mourning from abroad.