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Underage drinking in Italy

Youth drinking has reached the danger level in many Italian cities. And so one of them has come up with an idea to fight the problem. Milan is making it illegal for kids under 16 to buy or drink alcohol publicly. Nancy Greenlease reports from Rome.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Indian Ocean. A 24-year old British woman has just completed a 124-day, 3,000 mile crossing of the Indian Ocean in a rowboat. Anchor Marco Werman has the story.

Global Politics

A DDT debate in Uganda

In Uganda, a government program to battle malaria using DDT has provoked a fierce backlash. Some fear the government is poisoning them. Yet many public health experts say the risks of DDT are far less than the risks of malaria. On PRI's The World.

Conflict & Justice

Britain's health care system

The World's Laura Lynch reports on Britain's National Health Service, which is often dragged into the US debate over health care reform. Critics in the United States call the system inefficient, but many Britons defend the NHS.