Making fun of Africa may be an effective way to bring attention to Africa. That's the goal of a new satire show, What's Up Africa, co-produced with the BBC.
Dozens are dead and as much as two-thirds of the country has been affected as Mexico has been battered by a series of tropical storms this week. Host Aaron Schachter gets the latest from reporter Jennifer Collins in Mexico City.
Some of Russian President Vladimir Putin's most avid fans are members of a Slavic motorcycle gang known as the Night Wolves. Anchor Aaron Schachter finds out more from journalist Simon Shuster, who's written about Putin for Time Magazine.
The residents of the Australian town of Tecoma are fighting against a proposed McDonald's restaurant opening in their community. The group, known as Burger Off, took a petition of 95,000 signatures to McDonald's international headquarters in Chicago.
Former UK Ambassador to the United Nations, Jeremy Greenstock tells Anchor Aaron Schachter that the shadow of Iraq 2003 hangs over the tricky diplomatic proceedings.
On Monday afternoon some Iranian social media users got a big surprise. They were able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly, without the use of proxies. The tweets, however, were short-lived.
President Obama tried to calm Americans' fears about surveillance on Friday. Obama told reporters that government surveillance programs are still needed to protect Americans. But he also unveiled new measures to make the programs more transparent.
The activist and actor George Takei is a vocal proponent of LGBT rights. He's backing a petition that would seek to move the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia, to Vancouver, Canada. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with him about the petition.
The eight-year, two-term presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is over. Many Iranians--both in Iran and around the globe--celebrated with a distinct chant.
Japan's nuclear regulatory agency has declared an emergency over radioactive water flowing into the ocean from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and the government has stepped in for the first time to take a direct role in fixing the problem.