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In our Global Hit today is from a Spanish singer who was thought to be a flash in the pan after her successful first recording. But as The World's Marco Werman tells us, some pop stars work better when they take the time to create.
Japan continues to struggle with the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that crippled the Fukushima nuclear plant. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Marco Werman. He's in a village outside the exclusion zone experiencing high levels of radiation.
New immigrant footholds are emerging in less traditional parts of America. This story takes us to Maine, home to an increasing number of Hindu Americans, now establishing their own ethnic and religious roots in the state.