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Shanghai Squatters Want Their Homes Back

The 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 Shanghai Expo displaced hundreds of thousands of residents in China. Some of them are still struggling to get compensation for their lost homes. One Shanghai couple took matters into their own hands.

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Geo answer

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks reporter Cindy Sui, who is covering the World Games now underway in Taiwan. The games feature sports not included in the Olympics.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Foro Italico, the sport complex in Rome, Italy where the World Swimming Championships are now underway. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Lisa Dillman, who's covering the competition for the Los Angeles Times.

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Ghana's first skier off to the Olympics

Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong was born in Glasgow, but grew up in Ghana. That never stopped him from dreaming of becoming a professional skier. Now, the Snow Leopard is Ghana's ski team at the Vancouver Winter Games. The World's Alex Gallafent has the story.

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Geo answer and Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Igloolik, Nunavut. This town is home to Artcirq, an Inuit community circus troupe that will perform at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC next year. Boston Globe reporter Linda Matchan speaks with anchor Jeb Sharp.