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Narwhal oceanographers

We're looking for a bay that lies between Greenland and Canada. Scientists there have been monitoring ocean temperatures: they're looking into how quickly the region's climate is changing and they're enlisting what they call 'biological oceanographers'

Arts, Culture & Media

James

The British indie-rock band, James, has been around since the 1980s. Still going strong�they've just celebrated the US release of their double-CD called, �The Morning After, The Night Before.' Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us more.

Politics

Britain's involvement in the US Civil War

A controversial part of Britain's past is being unearthed by an American historian living in London. Tom Sebrell has uncovered evidence of strong support for the Confederate states in the Civil War. Laura Lynch decided to take the tour for herself.

Arts, Culture & Media

An Arizona law for Ohio

Sheriff Richard Jones is pressing for a statewide law to require police to verify a person's immigration status during routine stops. It's generating some support among legislators and fear among Latinos. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.

Politics

Immigration and jobs

Undocumented immigrants have long been accused of 'stealing' work from Americans, but some economists say the relationship between unemployment and immigration isn't clear. Lisa Mullins finds out more from Manuel Pastor at the USC.

Politics

Foul-mouthed wedding vows

A hotel in the Maldives has apologized after a Swiss couple renewing their marriage vows were subjected to a torrent of sexual and religious abuse in a language they did not understand. The BBC's Jonny Hogg reports.