Mississippi

Environment

The Mississippi: Pushed to the brink

Up and down the Mississippi River, new pressures are being put on America’s inland hydro highway, which helps deliver US goods and commodities to the rest of the world and allows trade flows to return. The strain on the river system is only becoming more acute with the impacts of climate change.

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Conflict & Justice

A Journey From Black to White

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.

Global Politics

Spitzer scandal

Faith and Fair Game news analyst Brian Donovan examine the prostitution scandal surrounding New York Governor Eliot Spitzer. Hey, at least he remembered to wear his flag pin.

Global Politics

GOP panic

Faith shares her thoughts on the latest spate of Republican electoral losses, and how Senator John McCain might look to distance himself from President Bush and the GOP brand.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer + Global Hit

The answer to our Geo Quiz is Bristol, England, home to the music style known as "trip-hop." Anchor Katy Clark tells us about British nostalgia for a couple of bands that made "trip-hop" so popular a decade ago.

Global Politics

Reporting the war at home

How do local newspaper editors balance their duty to report on important issues vs. losing your attention, with stories day after day on the same topic? The World's Jason Margolis visited Mississippi and asked editors at three local papers.

Environment

Geo Quiz and answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for the last town in the Mississippi River Delta. The answer is Venice, Louisiana. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jay Holcolm, director of the International Bird Rescue Research Center.