In his new book, "The Invisible Line," Daniel Sharfstein looks at three families that were once identified as black and are now viewed as white. These stories are ones of pride as white families reconnect with their African-American roots.
We talk with Hakim Almasmari publisher and editor of The Yemen Post. Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University helps explain the democracy movements all across the Middle East.
During the protests in Egypt and Tunisia, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's government praised the uprisings, saying that the "era of puppet regimes" had come to an end. Our three guests help contextualize recent events.
Columnist for The New York Times, Nicholas Kristof, is in Bahrain. At first people wanted steps toward democracy, but since the killings, the mood has turned against the king as he has allowed violence on his people.
Three weeks after protests erupted in Egypt, there are still grave concerns over the whereabouts of dozens of missing protesters. The BBC's Paul Adams visits one family in Cairo still waiting for news.
Bahrain's capital city Manama is currently under military control. The country's protestors may or may not be successful in building a democratic government, but one thing is for sure: civil unrest is not good for business.
Four years ago this month at age thirty-nine, Playboy model, reality star and tabloid fixture Anna Nicole Smith died. A new opera called 'Anna Nicole' premiered last night at the Royal Opera House in London.