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.
Katarzyna Ploszaj may run a New York restaurant specializing in French-American cuisine, but food from her native Poland still holds a place in her heart. That's because Ploszaj remembers her mother's cooking, and especially those little dumplings stuffed with all manner of tasty fillings, like cheese and meat.
President Barack Obama will be in Poland Friday, but people there may not be that happy to see him. Poles are frustrated that the United States still requires them to get a visa to visit the country. Dave McGuire reports from Warsaw.
A year ago in Poland, the government passed a law gaining stricter control over state media. At the time, Kamil Dabrowa was the program director for Polish Radio 1 and he decided he couldn't be silent. He lost his job after taking to the airwaves with a protest in the form of a patriotic song.
A decade after World War II, a copy of a film was found titled 'the ghetto.' Another reel was discovered that showed that the scenes in the film were staged. A new documentary attempts to show how the film was really shot. From PRI's The World.