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Drilling begins in Chile

Drilling has begun on a rescue tunnel for the 33 miners trapped underground in Chile. Anchor Marco Werman get details from the BBC's Gideon Long, who is at the mine site.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geoquiz is the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Scott Larsen, sales manager for Krasicki and Ward Emergency Prep in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Arts, Culture & Media

Israeli music in Berlin

Israeli Jews are now flocking to an unexpected place: Berlin, once the capital of the Nazi regime that murdered millions of Jews. Today about 3,000 Israelis, mostly young artists, have moved there. Reporter Daniel Estrin profiles one Israeli musician.

Politics

Ending US combat operations in Iraq

President Barack Obama is due to deliver a televised address to the American people tonight. Marco Werman speaks with Jane Arraf, Baghdad correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, about how Iraqis feel about this transition.

Politics

Iraq's oil boom

Much of the uncertainty Iraqis feel is about the economic future of their country.Those prospects depend largely on the recovery of Iraq's oil industry. The World's Katy Clark reports that Iraq's oil is flowing again.

Arts, Culture & Media

Brazil's grammar hotline

Politicians recently approved a bill to create a linguistic hotline in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It's not the first one in the country. Reporter Jason Strother tells us about another grammar call-in service that's been around for 30 years.