Surgery to help children born with congenital heart defects is common in the United States. But not in Russia. The World reports on one group, called Heart to Heart, that is trying to change that by sending medical missions to Russia.
The World's Jason Margolis has the latest in our series of reports on how the recession is affecting immigrants in California. Today, we focus on the immigrant nannies who work for the stars in Hollywood.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Air Force Critical Care Nurse Capt. Christine Collins. Collins serves at a US military hospital at Bagram air base in Afghanistan. Collins talks about caring for a severely burned Afghan girl named Razia.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Kabul, Afghanistan. It's home to Skateistan, a group building a new skateboarding center for boys and girls in the Afghan capital. The World's Aaron Schachter checked it out
Chinese villagers broke into a smelting plant and smashed up equipment over the weekend. They were protesting the lead poisoning of hundreds of children living lear the plant. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the details from The World's Mary Kay Magistad.
Iceland is the answer to today's Geo Quiz. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Icelandic blogger Alda Sigmundsdóttir in Reykjavík about reports that last year's financial collapse there has given rise to a baby boom.