Two years ago this month, the earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of northern Japan. Now a group of Tokyo-based photographers is volunteering to help make new family portraits for tsunami survivors in Japan.
Members of Indian Sikh communities from around New York have organized to help those hardest-hit by Hurricane Sandy. Sikh volunteers are in Queens, providing hot food for displaced people in need of a meal.
Gasoline is being rationed in parts of New Jersey and New York as the area copes with the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy and this week's Nor'easter. Japan had to resort to similar measures in the aftermath of last year's earthquake and tsunami.
Thousands are still without electricity in areas hit by Superstorm Sandy. Among those helping to restore power on Long Island are dozens of Canadian utility workers. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with the CBC's Laura Lynch.
The damage done when Hurricane Sandy slammed into the immigrant neighborhood of Brighton Beach has hung around for voting day. Host Aaron Schachter talks with a poll watcher and an election coordinator at the Shorefront Jewish Community Center.
As residents of the northeastern United States struggle to recover from this week's huge storm, people in southern India are still being battered by a cylcone that's caused 100,000 people to be evacuated.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Rachel Harvey in Tokyo about a new aftershock that hit Japan today, generating a tsunami alert in the already devastated northeast of the country. The alert was later lifted.
When the tsunami struck northeast Japan on March 11, one of the worst hit places was Ishinomaki. The port was devastated, more than 3,000 people died, 3,000 are still missing, presumed dead. The World's Marco Werman went to Ishinomaki to see for himself.
Meteorologist Kathy Ann Caesar of the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology in Barbados says the islands along the southern rim of the Caribbean rarely experience direct hits by hurricanes, due to their proximity to the equator.
Two weeks after the quake and tsunami in Japan, the work of clearing debris and putting up pre-fabricated houses is gathering momentum. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Kathy Mueller of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Two successive earthquakes struck southern Spain Wednesday, toppling buildings in the town of Lorca. At least four people are confirmed dead. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Madrid.
Among those struggling to recover from the devastation of Superstorm Sandy are members of the Haitian community in New York. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Ricot Dupuy, who hosts a program on a Haitian radio station in Brooklyn.