What exactly is the War Powers Resolution? It was passed in 1973 and was designed to involve Congress in any decision to send American troops into hostilities. But the language of the Act leaves its requirements open to interpretation.
Last year, a coup d'etat in Mali fed an Islamist uprising in the country's north. Thousands of Malians were displaced: hundreds more tortured and killed. But it didn't stop singer Rokia Traore from creating a new album that pushes people to seek beauty.
US speed skater Simon Cho has been suspended from the sport for two years. The Olympic medalist admits he sabotaged the skates of Olivier Jean during the World Team Championship in 2011. Cho's suspension means he will miss the Winter games in Sochi.
The former Chinese leader Bo Xilai's trial began today. In an unprecedented move the Chinese government has been tweeting out the court proceedings. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Barbara Demick, China Bureau Chief for the LA Times.
The Manning court-martial has particular resonance with those serving in the military, given his role in intelligence. Anchor Marco Werman talks with Andrew Borene, a former US Marine military intelligence officer about the court-martial and sentence.
Three years since the Wikileaks saga began, there will still be plenty to talk about beyond the fate of convicted U.S. soldier Bradley Manning. So, what exactly did Manning reveal? The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Investigative journalism faces new constraints worldwide. Recent episodes have much to say about the "stateless" nature of journalism and surveillance today, as writer Jay Rosen tells host Marco Werman.
A British court today fined five corporations ? including BP ? a total of $14.6 million for a 2005 explosion at an oil depot in southern England. Forty three people were injured in the accident. Anchor Marco Werman has more.
A brutal gang rape and beating of a young woman on a public bus in India has the nation clamoring for justice. Marco Werman speaks with Rupa Jha who hosts a Hindi language program for the BBC about why this case has transfixed India.
Among the more than one million Syrians who've fled the war are Syrians of Armenian descent. Unlike most Syrian refugees, they're Christian. And many of them fear that if Syrian Bashar al-Assad leaves, they can never go home again.