After she moved to the US, the artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons couldn't return to Cuba for a long time. During that period of exile, she had a recurring dream about a train journey inside Cuba. When she finally returned to Cuba, the dream disappeared.
An ad campaign launched in London is causing controversy in the U.S.: the ad touts various places in the U.S. as destinations for gay tourists, but some in South Carolina didn't like their state being included on the list
Medical records are rare or non-existent in many parts of the developing world. Now, a global team of coders and doctors have created a free, downloadable, computer-based medical record system. The World's Clark Boyd reports.
The Economist magazine released its list of the world's most expensive cities this week. Cracking the top 10 were two Australian cities: Sydney and Melbourne. It's not just expensive to live there; it's expensive for tourists to visit.
Brazil is mourning the passing of architect Oscar Niemeyer. The man who gave the capital Brasilia its distinctive curved buildings died Wednesday at the age of 104. Marco Werman talks about Niemeyer's legacy with Lawrence Vale, a professor at MIT.
Anne Smedinghoff, the 25-year-old American diplomat killed by a bomb while delivering textbooks to children in Afghanistan, was also involved in promoting a recent Afghan youth orchestra trip to the United States.