Despite six months of grueling war with Russia, several acts from Ukraine were represented at the world’s largest arts festival, held early in Scotland. For the performers, it was a bittersweet experience.
For the last few years, the Czech Republic has been viewed as the last bastion of liberal democracy in Central Europe. That could soon change.
Russia's standoff with Ukraine over Crimea seems to have stabilized for the moment. But tensions remain high, and not just in Ukraine. Many in Eastern Europe see parallels between the current situation and the days leading up to World War II.
Climate change is a big deal, and even those with a close relationship with a higher power look to be ready to take action as well. The Church of England is threatening to put their money where their mouth is. Plus, in Belgium, the government is considering allowing children to request euthanasia.
Many know Shirley Temple Black as a child star who became famous at the age of five. But for many in the former Czechoslovakia she was the US Ambassador during the Velvet Revolution.
Music often divides generations, but one group of Ethiopian Americans in California are challenging that norm. They've embraced music from their parents' generation and are playing it in their band.
There is heavy flooding in several countries in central Europe. Parts of the Czech capital, Prague, are underwater including about half of the city's famous zoo. Anchor Marco Werman hears about an amazing animal rescue from zoo spokesman, Michal Stastny.
Prague is a major tourist draw in Europe's Czech Republic. But, like much of Europe, the city and country have its share of economic problems, which are contributing to a rise in homelessness. But one tourism company is harnessing that and hiring the homeless as tour guides. And they have a distinctly different point of view.
A tourism organization in Prague has come up with a new spin on the usual walking tour of the city. Pragulic, a combination of Prague and the Czech word for "streets" employs homeless people living in the capital as guides.