The Testament of Mary is all about Mary. In fact, it has no other characters. Fiona Shaw plays the singular role in the new Broadway show, out this week. In it, she struggles with whether she did a good job of raising Jesus Christ.
Brits are known for having a certain stiff upper lip. Keep Calm and Carry On and such. But recently, that stiff lip has, well, slackened. Take Andy Murray, who cried his way into British hearts during Wimbledon.
Genetic tests allow doctors to diagnose disease, but the knowledge of what's in your DNA doesn't always help in the way one might hope. Reporter Ari Daniel Shapiro of our partner program NOVA has the story of one man and his unusual gene.
The movie Anonymous directed by Roland Emmerich opens this week. Except for the heavy use of computer-generated images, it's nothing like his previous disasteramas – The Day After Tomorrow, Independence Day and 2012.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports a Christmas tradition in the Catalonian region of Spain. It will strike you as unusual and might strike you as offensive. It is a figure in the Catalonian nativity scene called the ï¿½pooper.ï¿½
Movies and novels are increasingly giving men with Asperger's the leading role. The Takeaway asks New York Times health editor David Corcoran and New York Magazine film critic David Edelstein how such films affect the community they portray.
Last week, we heard from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool, who's been re-tracing the journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem said to have been made by Mary and Joseph. Like the Biblical couple, Maqbool's traveled by donkey. Anchor Katy Clark gets an update from him.
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