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The Church of England vows to get tough on climate change — really

Climate change is a big deal, and even those with a close relationship with a higher power look to be ready to take action as well. The Church of England is threatening to put their money where their mouth is. Plus, in Belgium, the government is considering allowing children to request euthanasia.

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Anchor Marco Werman introduces us to the music of Mamer from Xinjiang province in northwestern China. Mamer plays China-grass, which like American bluegrass music, has ancient roots and homespun appeal

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'Typhoon,' an Olympic thriller

In the wake of violent protests involving the Olympic torch and the murder of 16 policemen in Xinjiang province, Olympics organizers and participants fear more civic disturbances. Ironically, author Charles Cumming's new book 'Typhoon' is a thriller about terrorist attacks on the eve of the Olympics, launched by citizens from Xinjiang.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman introduces us to the music of Mamer from Xinjiang province in northwestern China. Mamer plays China-grass, which like American bluegrass music, has ancient roots and homespun appeal

Sports

'Typhoon,' an Olympic thriller

In the wake of violent protests involving the Olympic torch and the murder of 16 policemen in Xinjiang province, Olympics organizers and participants fear more civic disturbances. Ironically, author Charles Cumming's new book 'Typhoon' is a thriller about terrorist attacks on the eve of the Olympics, launched by citizens from Xinjiang.

Global Scan

The Church of England vows to get tough on climate change — really

Climate change is a big deal, and even those with a close relationship with a higher power look to be ready to take action as well. The Church of England is threatening to put their money where their mouth is. Plus, in Belgium, the government is considering allowing children to request euthanasia.