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.
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.
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.
When the London Summer Olympics get under way on Friday, Mitt Romney plans to be there. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee expects to attend the opening ceremonies. Then he's making some quick campaign stops in Israel and Poland.