Anchor Marco Werman tells us about today's visit to Washington by the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Today's geo quiz answer is the Pacific coral atoll of Swain's Island. The island is culturally linked to New Zealand, but it's a territory of the USA. It's also a place that fascinates ham radio operators around the globe, as The World's David Leveille reports.
Anchor Marco Werman profiles a musical trio from Trinidad called 3canal. The band specializes in a musical blend of soca, rap and soul, known in Trinidad as "rapso."
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is Turkey for a scheduled summit to address ways the region can help Iraq's struggling government. But, as The World's Quil Lawrence reports, her most immediate concern is persuading Turkey not to launch a cross border incursion into northern Iraq.
The World's Katy Clark visited the U.S. detention facility at Guant-namo Bay, Cuba, five years ago. Last week, she made a return visit. She speaks with anchor Marco Werman about how the operation has changed over the years and how much has remained the same.
Why is the stock market behaving so badly? Marco Werman gets some answers from Princeton University Professor of Economics Alan Binder, a former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
Members of Zoe's Ark, the French charity, are due to appear in a Chadian court on child kidnapping charges. The children were said to be orphans from Darfur, Sudan. But United Nations investigators now say almost all of the kids involved were NOT orphans -- and that many of them were from Chad. Anchor Marco Werman has details and asks listeners to weigh in on the controversy.
Students have been protesting in the Venezuelan capital against the government of President Hugo Chavez. Reporter Ruxandra Guidi measures the impact of the protests on life in Caracas.
Mexico's President Felipe Calderón says the floods hitting southern Mexico are among the worst natural disasters in the country's history. Authorities say as much as 70 % of the state of Tabasco is under water. The World's William Troop reports.
While Buddhist monks in Burma continue to protest their country's military rulers, Burmese pro-democracy veterans in the U-S are trying to pass their revolutionary zeal to a younger generation. But the tech-savvy 2007 generation defines activism differently. Julia Kumari Drapkin reports.