Marco Werman speaks with Rob Evans, reporter for the Guardian newspaper. He co-wrote an article on part of the British coal miners' strike of 1984. Then-Prime Minister Thatcher prevented funds from the USSR reaching the striking miners in the UK.
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.
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.
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.
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.