Thousands of people in Sri Lanka have been struck by a mysterious and deadly kidney disease. A new study points to a likely cause: pesticides and fertilizers. This story was reported as part of a joint investigation with the Center for Public Integrity.
The pink ribbon has been an incredibly successful piece of marketing for breast cancer research. For cancer survivor Leonor Caraballo, though, it's supremely annoying. "I've always hated the color pink," she says.
Author Peter Maass has spent eight years trying to understand the politics and economy of oil production across the globe. The result is his new book, Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil, Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Peter Maass.
As the health care debate continues in the United States, Canada has been struggling to implement its own universal health care system. We talk with Roy Romanow, who was Premier of Saskatchewan from 1991 to 2001
Residents of the Philippines are scrambling to prepare for Typhoon Parma. This storm is expected to hit just days after another storm, Typhoon Ketsana, killed more than 200 people. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Glen Marboloc of Oxfam in Manila.
Officials in the earthquake-hit city of Padang, Indonesia, have called off the search for survivors in the rubble of buildings five days after the disaster. Reporter Ann Dornfeld visited a village near Padang.
A woman in Japan has helped scientists to answer an important medical question; if cancer is transferred from mother to fetus. Doctor Anthony Ford is with the Institute of Cancer Research. He was on the team of scientists studying his case