The World's Marco Werman reports on Iran's Ensemble Shanbehzadeh. The group's founder, Saied Shanbehzadeh performed abroad. The government of Iran didn't like that, and now Shanbehzadeh is in exile with his group in Paris.
Anchor Marco Werman introduces us to the sounds of jazz musician and chromatic harmonica player, Olivier Ker Ourio. Ourio is originally from the Reunion Islands in the Indian Ocean, but has lived in Paris for the past 15 years.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Helen Zia about her decision to be part of the relay team carrying the Olympic torch through San Francisco this week; Zia is a Chinese-American writer and human rights activist.
France is officially color-blind: it's against the law there to collect statistics on race, religion or ethnicity, but some critics say just because you don't ask questions, doesn't mean discrimination doesn't exist
Anchor Marco Werman tells us about the Compass Point Studios in the Bahamas. During the 1980's, Compass Point was THE place to record for top musicians like the Rolling Stones, Dire Straits and the Talking Heads.
Americans may grumble about the high cost of filling up their cars, but imagine paying more than $9 for a gallonï¿½that's the latest price in France where Parisians are finding their standard of living is not what it used to be