Musicians find their muses in lots of different places. Take singer and songwriter K T Tunstall. She cut her teeth at open mics in the pubs of Edinburgh and London. But now Tunstall is looking well past the bar. The World's Marco Werman has more.
The British government has detailed a package of deep spending cuts aimed at cutting the country's deficit. Nearly half a million public sector jobs will be cut, as will welfare payments. Laura Lynch reports on Britain's new age of austerity.
Protests continued today in France, but the demonstrations aren't hitting all areas of the country. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the owners of a bakery in the rural village of L'Isle Sur La Sorgue in southern France, about the mood there.
France and the Britain may be wrestling with what they can and can't afford. Here in the US, there's still room in the budget for a $9 million program to develop a flying humvee. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Bill Hennigan of the Los Angeles Times.
The British government is making big cuts to its military. Thousands are losing their jobs. Ships, fighter planes and tanks are being scrapped. It's causing concern in Washington, where Britain is seen as a key ally. Laura Lynch reports.
Misery caused by the BP oil spill could inspire a song. In fact, Isleï¿½os in Louisiana have a centuries-old songwriting tradition. It's an unusual ten-line song form called decima. Bruce Wallace has more.
Tijuana has been plagued by drug-related murders and kidnappings; now some want to show their city is more than a murder capital. They'll demonstrate with a mass street performance. It's called Pa Bailar, or 'To Dance'. Ruxandra Guidi of KPBS reports.
Hillside farmers in Oaxaca, Mexico, are experimenting with low-tech, traditional methods to stem erosion and retain water. The efforts are a response to increasing floods and landslides in the region. Shannon Young reports.