Vanuatu

Global Scan

Which repressive regime is restricting protests now? Try a state in Australia...

Legislators in the state of Victoria have imposed strict new rules on public protesters. Critics say it's an effort to clamp down on long-running protests. In Sri Lanka, it's hard to hold onto an executioner, even though no one has been executed for nearly 40 years. And Caribbean dads fight to be present when their kids are born, in today's Global Scan.

Lifestyle & Belief

On a South Pacific island, a British prince is a god

The British royal family occupies an odd spot in popular culture. Queen Elizabeth II has been on the throne for decades, Princess Diana was adored until her death, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge — better known as Prince William and Kate — have their every move followed. But Prince Philip, who doesn't often receive such adoration, may have the most interesting story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo quiz / geo answer

Today we're looking for the location of what's said to be one of the most accessible volcanoes in the world. Anchor Marco Werman provides the answer. Mount Yasur is the volcano, and it's located on Tanna Island...part of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo quiz / geo answer

Today we're looking for the location of what's said to be one of the most accessible volcanoes in the world. Anchor Marco Werman provides the answer. Mount Yasur is the volcano, and it's located on Tanna Island...part of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu.

Lifestyle & Belief

On a South Pacific island, a British prince is a god

The British royal family occupies an odd spot in popular culture. Queen Elizabeth II has been on the throne for decades, Princess Diana was adored until her death, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge — better known as Prince William and Kate — have their every move followed. But Prince Philip, who doesn't often receive such adoration, may have the most interesting story.

Global Scan

Which repressive regime is restricting protests now? Try a state in Australia...

Legislators in the state of Victoria have imposed strict new rules on public protesters. Critics say it's an effort to clamp down on long-running protests. In Sri Lanka, it's hard to hold onto an executioner, even though no one has been executed for nearly 40 years. And Caribbean dads fight to be present when their kids are born, in today's Global Scan.