What to do about Syria: exploring the military option and the “Yemen solution.” Then, South Africa is still buzzing and tweeting about a painting of its president. And down-sizing soft drinks in New York.
Rebels fighters are threatening to abandon the United Nations-backed ceasefire in Syria if the government doesn’t stop violating it.
The international community is debating military intervention in Syria again, while some are pushing for a “Yemen Option,” giving Syria’s President safe haven abroad in exchange for relinquishing power.
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city’s restaurants, delis and movie theaters.
A movement called the Charismatic Catholic Renewal appears to be helping the Catholic church retain followers in Brazil and throughout Latin America.
The painting, which showed Zuma with his genitals exposed, has caused a furor in South Africa.
Officials in the city of Oxnard, in the Los Angeles area have made it illegal to use the term “oaxaquita.”
Marco Werman talks to writer Robert Macfarlane about walking “The Broomway” – a path off the southeast coast of England that’s only navigable when the tide is out.
Coal links news this week from South Carolina, Seattle, China and Greenland. The World’s environment editor Peter connects the dots for host Marco Werman.