The World's Gerry Hadden reports on the Italian government's crackdown on illegal immigration; many Italians blame immigrants -- especially Roma people from Romania -- for rising crime in the country.
Marco Werman speaks with James Thompson, a member of the British indie-rock band, The Get Out Clause, about its latest video, featuring footage captured on security cameras.
International writers are descending on Jerusalem and the West Bank, and they're hoping to talk about literature, but as the World's Quil Lawrence reports, politics dominate the conversations.
Host Marco Werman speaks with author Joe Jackson about bio-piracy in the Amazon rainforest; Jackson is the author of "The Thief at the End of the World: Rubber, Power and the Seeds of Empire."
For our Geo Quiz today we asked you to name the world's most northern national capital, where the city's modern art festival is now underway. The answer is Reykjavik, Iceland. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with travel writer Tom Haines for a quick survey of the sights and sounds at the "experimental marathon" exhibition underway at the Reykjavík Art Museum.
Anchor Marco Werman introduces us to Argentine musician Senor Flavio. He doesn't like being labeled a rocker or a lounge lizard -- but he does admit taking inspiration from The Clash.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from the earthquake-hit Chinese city of Dujiangyan; Chinese officials are warning that the overall death toll from Monday's quake could surpass 50,000.
Jessica Jones reports on a vigil held in North Carolina for victims of Monday's earthquake in China; many Chinese living in the United States want to find ways to help quake survivors.
Anchor Lisa Mullins reviews some of the other news stories that have been pushed out of the headlines by the two natural disasters in Asia.
The World's Matthew Bell reports on a debate in the international community on whether military force should be used to get more international aid into cyclone-devastated Myanmar.