Japanese banker Tsuyoshi Yoshiwara hardly fits today's caricature of a greedy, soulless banker. Instead, he campaigns against nuclear power, pays himself a modest salary and says compassion should be his company's key virtue.
Two years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, renewable energy is surging in Japan. But economic pressures are also helping revive support for nuclear power, leading to an internal tug-of-war over Japan's energy future.
Two years after the Fukushima tsunami and nuclear disaster, life is still far from normal for survivors. Anxiety over radiation and discrimination is now causing mental health problems and a slew of social problems from divorce to suicide.
Japanese jazz guitarist Yuto Kanazawa was far from his home in Fukushima, Japan when the earthquake and tsunami struck in March 2011. He was inspired to write a song about the disaster. In an exclusive for The World, Kanazawa performs "The Ocean".
A vast network of tunnels is being constructed beneath the Nordic countryside in Finland. It's intended to safely store nuclear waste for up to a thousand centuries. Eventually, officials say, there will be no surface trace of the tunnels below.
To figure out just how all the talk of red lines and possible military strikes are viewed inside Iran, we turned to Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Nazila Fathi, a fellow at Harvard's Belfer Center.
President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney both delivered speeches about American foreign policy today. The two men offered contrasting visions of what America's role should be in shaping events beyond its shores.
People in and around the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are settling into the grim realities after the multiple meltdowns of 2011. Host Marco Werman speaks with journalist Emily Taguchi, who's just returned from a reporting trip to the region.
President Bush today said today the United States would lift some trade sanctions against North Korea and that he would take North Korea off the list of state sponsors of terrorism, as The World's Matthew Bell has the story.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met face-to-face today with her North Korean counterpart in Singapore in the highest-level meeting between the U.S. and North Korea in years, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Head in Singapore.
The government of North Korea says it has stopped disabling its nuclear facilities because it says the U.S. has violated a disarmament deal. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Dr. John Park, Director of the Korea Working Group at the US Institute of Peace.