Tibet is known for its people who can tolerate high altitudes. It turns out there are real genetic differences between Tibetans and those of us who live closer to sea level. The World's Science correspondent Rhitu Chatterjee is with us to explain.
Japanese rock or J-Rock has been around for a few decades. But a subgenre of J-Rock called Visual Kei is finding an audience among Americans. Elizabeth Segal reports on one musician, Miyavi, who is winding up a US tour.
General David Petraeus arrived in Afghanistan today, where he is taking over the war effort at a difficult time. There's been a surge in US and NATO casualties during the past month. Host Katy Clark speaks with Tom Popyk, a journalist in Kabul.
Today's attack came on the day when General David Petraeus arrived in Kabul. Petraeus charged with giving new momentum to the US and NATO war effort in Afghanistan. Host Katy Clark talks with Retired Major General Bill Nash.
The prospect of talks with the Taliban had been raised by senior U.S. and British forces. But in a statement, the Taliban said it's winning the war, so there was no reason for them to negotiate. The World's Jason Margolis has more.
Sports fans in London may be devastated by England's poor performance in the soccer World Cup, but they can turn to Wimbledon and Scottish tennis player Andy Murray to regain their hopes for victory. The World's Laura Lynch reports.