Bossa nova legend Sergio Mendes brought popular Brazilian rhythms to America, and he's been spinning out tunes for over 40 years.
Tony Award-nominated actress Anna Deavere Smith talks about her on-going project called "On the Road: The Search for American Character."
Detroit automakers and UAW agree to new wage system for workers, which they hope will bring jobs back to U.S.
In the U.K., Belgium and other parts of Europe, governments step in the rescue troubled financial institutions.
Reporter Dexter Filkins has covered the Taliban, 9/11, and the war in Afghanistan and Iraq -- he's now written a book about all of those experiences.
There's an unusual cultural exchange under way right now. France has the largest collection of Alaskan Alutiiq artifacts in the world.
The world waits and watches to see if the U.S. can fix its financial problems with a rescue package.
Doctor says Haiti's vulnerability to storms are really socially created, and the recent disasters there are "un-natural disasters."
With the financial crisis reverberating globally, what the presidential candidates are saying to Americans and the world.
The floundering financial industry gets lifeline from central banks in North America, Asia and Europe.