Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer/Global Hit

We're looking for the largest river in Tanzania in today's Geo Quiz. The answer is the Rufiji River. We'll stay in Tanzania for the Global Hit, but it's a group based far from the river. They're called the Pommern Village Choir, and they sing about their need for fresh water in their town.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz today MAY be the site of a historic shipwreck. It's a treacherous stretch of the Atlantic Ocean called Long Shoal (one of the Nantucket Shoals) located between Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts.

Conflict & Justice

Boston terrorism arrest

A man has been charged with terrorism-related offenses that include plotting to kill people in an American shopping mall. Tarek Mehanna was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. Matthew Bell reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz / Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for the country that celebrates Losar or New Year's Day on Sunday, February 14. The answer is Tibet. Producer Tsering Yangzom visits a family in Malden, Massachusetts that's preparing for Losar.


Geo Answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Perugia, Italy. Eighteen exchange students from Perugia have been stuck in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Francesco Merlino and Elena Mencarroni about how they're spending their 'extra' days.

Global Politics

The currency wars

On the eve of the G20 summit in Seoul, Simon Johnson, professor at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the former chief for the International Monetary Fund, explains the issue.

Conflict & Justice

A good relationship gone sour

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Boston Globe reporter, Jenn Abelson, about the relationship between undocumented workers and the high-profile pizza chain they helped build. Initially beneficial, it ended up souring amid allegations of exploitation.