With the influx of immigrants, some entrepreneurs in Columbia, Missouri are seeing an opportunity in the city’s changing food culture, including the owner of Chong’s, the city’s oldest Asian grocery store.
Reporter Steve Dolinsky samples the best Cuban sandwich in “Little Havana,” Florida and gives his recommendations.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signaled he is likely to approve a bill which would ban adoption of Russian children by Americans.
Costa Rica, a tropical country known for its national parks and ecotourism, has taken a further step to protect its environment. But even in this environmentally conscious nation, a new ban on hunting faces obstacles. Ari Daniel Shapiro of our partner program NOVA reports.
There’s an enclave of British-ness in a large Caribbean nation where most people speak Spanish. The BBC’s Sarah Rainsford went to find out more.
British TV-producer Gerry Anderson died recently. Anderson created a series of shows for kids in the 1960s, including Thunderbirds.
The man who founded Voice of America’s “Music Time in Africa” program retired this past fall after 47 years on air at the age of 91.
Tunes Spun On The World between our reports on Wednesday, December 26, 2012. Artists featured are Christine Kamau, Hollie Cook and The Peronists.
Russia’s parliament votes to ban Americans from adopting Russian children. Also, why Western ministers, even fake ones, are in high demand for Japanese weddings. And a Polish duo performs music at the touch of their fingertips.
The Russian Parliament Wednesday unanimously passed a measure that bans Americans from adopting Russian children. New York Times Moscow correspondent David Herszenhorn speaks with Host Lisa Mullins about the political motivations and implications.
Alexander D’Jamoos is one of the many Russian children who have been adopted in the United States in the past 20 years. D’Jamoos has written a letter to President Putin asking him not to sign the law banning Americans from adopting Russian children.
From 1900 until 1945 a married couple in Germany took a self-portrait on Christmas Eve. The series of photographs charts dramatic changes in their life, and in their country.
Sunni Muslim extremists recently seized control of Timbuktu and the rest of northern Mali earlier this year. Now they’re destroying the religious relics, calling them idolatrous.
This year Russia required fourth graders across the country to take a religion class. There are six choices: Orthodox Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, secular ethics or world religions.
Massachusetts was the first state to legalize same-sex marriage in 2003. But about 30 years prior, a handful of couples got legally married in Boulder, Colorado. Australian Tony Sullivan and Filipino-American Richard Adams were among them. Adams passed away earlier this week, but his partner’s immigration status remains up the air.