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Another hummus record

Israel has taken the upper hand in a different Mideast conflict: cooks in a town near Jerusalem have made more than four metric tons of hummus. Doubling the previous record for hummus, set by cooks in Lebanon. Aaron Schachter reports.

Politics

Moroccan music

For our Global Hit today, we took an unscientific survey of what people in the city of Marrakech are listening to. The World's Adeline Sire went to Morocco and took a sampling.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for a city on the western coast of Sweden that's home to the Swedish carmaker Saab. Trollhattan is the answer?and also the location of The Saab Automobile Museum. Marco Werman speaks with museum director Peter Beckstrom.

Politics

'Sweating Bullets' in Serbia

?Sweating Bullets.? The detective show aired in the US from 1991 to 1993. America may have forgotten Nick Slaughter. But Serbia hasn't. Now there's a documentary called Slaughter Nick for President. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Belgrade.