Emergency responders applied tourniquets to many of those injured by the explosions at Monday's Boston Marathon. The device had fallen out of favor with the medical establishment, but the American military experience in Iraq and Afghanistan changed that.
Even in death, Britain's former Prime Minister seems to hold sway over Britain. Over the last week, the country has seen everything from plans for a quasi-state funeral to booming sales of the song 'Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead."
The head of US tire maker Titan, Maurice Taylor, has said it would be "stupid" to invest in France. In a letter to a French government minister, Taylor claimed that French workers only put in three hours a day.
Award-winning British author Hilary Mantel has caused a firestorm in Britain with comments she made about Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The World's Alex Gallafent reports on the context in which Mantel's words were framed.
New York-based designers Adam Harvey and Johanna Bloomfield have created a range of clothing to counter surveillance by thermal imaging. They hope that their outerwear will draw attention to a growing culture of surveillance.
The World's Alex Gallafent looks at how the news of Egypt is being presented in the US. In many cases, it's being packaged using narratives that reflect American values. It means that Americans are getting competing interpretations of what's happeni
Sudan may split in two next year after a January referendum on the south's potential independence. But as The World's Alex Gallafent reports, the biggest challenge for southern Sudan will be meeting the basic needs of their population.
Anchor Aaron Schachter gets an update on the talk at the Olympics from The World's Alex Gallafent in London. Beyond the sporting news, Alex also takes a brief shopping trip to the official department store of the 2012 London games.
The World's Alex Gallafent tells us about a new kids TV show in Britain called Rastamouse. It's wildly popular, but it's also been criticized for racial stereotyping. So will Rastamouse follow Thomas the Tank Engine and Angelina Ballerina onto US screens?