Global Politics

'Flame' Malware Infects Computers in Iran

A computer anti-virus company says it has discovered a new and malicious piece of software infecting machines across the Middle East. Experts say "Flame" is possibly the world's largest and most complicated malware, and it seems to be targetting Iran.


Arts, Culture & Media

The culture of 9-11

The images and tales of 9/11 are absorbed into mainstream culture. Jeff Melnick, professor of American studies at Babson College has studied the process. He put some of those thoughts into a book, called 9-11 Culture. He speaks with anchor Marco Werman.

Conflict & Justice

Canada's two languages

Forty years ago this week Canada officially became bilingual. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Keith Spicer who served as Canada's first Commissioner of Official Languages, from 1970 to 1977.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz and answer

For today's geoquiz we were looking for the library in the Italian city of Milan that's opened up its massive collection of drawings and writings by Leonardo de Vinci for public viewing.

Global Politics

Online freedom in Iraq

Cyrus Farivar reports on Internet regulations in Iraq. Iraqis have had complete Internet freedom since the fall of Saddam Hussein's government. But a bill before the Iraqi parliament seeks to ban websites that advocate violence or violate social norms.

Global Politics

France telecom suicides

Twenty-four employees of France Telecom have killed themselves in the past year-and-a-half. Some blame the restructuring of the previously state-owned company for a poisonous atmosphere. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

Development & Education

Getting Cubans online

Cubans are eager to get more online access. But will their government permit it? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Robert Faris of Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society about why Cubans are having such a tough time logging on.

Global Politics

I'mHalal: The Muslim search engine

In Islam, something that is haram is forbidden. The opposite of haram is halal, permissible. Now, a new Internet search engine is helping Muslims sort out the levels of what is forbidden, offering up clean search results, Cyrus Farivar has the story.

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.