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25 years after Bhopal tragedy, pain and uncertainty linger

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25 years after Bhopal tragedy, pain and uncertainty linger

Today is the 25th anniversary of the world's worst industrial accident in Bhopal, India. Last year, Daljit Dhaliwal visited Bhopal while reporting in India. She toured the site of the tragedy and saw how the people of the area still live with the aftermath. Also, in an extended interview, eyewitness Lalit Shastri describes the horror of the event.

Posted: December 3, 2009 21:58   Comments: 3
The pitfalls of filming a big fat Greek wedding

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The pitfalls of filming a big fat Greek wedding

Producer Megan Thompson traveled to Greece last June for a Signature Story series. In order to find what gay Greeks were missing out on, she attended a celebrity wedding between a talk show host and member of parliament. See why Greek weddings are more exciting than invitation-only American receptions.

Posted: November 12, 2009 10:12   Comments: 1
Pickaxes break silence of Bolivia’s expansive salt flats

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Pickaxes break silence of Bolivia’s expansive salt flats

Witness the desolate quiet of Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni salt flats, sitting on top of one of the world's largest lithium reserves.

Posted: May 15, 2009 12:24   Comments: 0
Passing through a drug checkpoint in Bolivia’s mountains

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Passing through a drug checkpoint in Bolivia’s mountains

Along a major highway in the Yungas forest of the eastern Andes, Bolivian troops stop about 500 vehicles per day looking for cocaine and the chemicals that help process it. Families, commercial trucks and busses all make their way through this checkpoint, allowing troops to inspect their vehicles.

Posted: May 11, 2009 15:37   Comments: 0
Jerusalem’s Old City dotted with religious, cultural landmarks

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Jerusalem’s Old City dotted with religious, cultural landmarks

Experience a few of the streets and landmarks of Jerusalem's Old City. Surrounded by ancient gates, the Old City is a cultural crossroad with a collection of religious sites.

Posted: May 6, 2009 10:59   Comments: 2
Liberians scrub tombstones and dance to celebrate the dead

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Liberians scrub tombstones and dance to celebrate the dead

Liberia's Decoration Day is a national holiday that mourns the losses or celebrates the lives of lost loved ones. Liberians bring parties to cemeteries to clean and decorate gravestones, eat and dance.

Posted: April 15, 2009 12:26   Comments: 0
Raucous rallies contrast coastal wastelands in Haiti

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Raucous rallies contrast coastal wastelands in Haiti

Worldfocus correspondent Benno Schmidt saw many sides of the island nation, including raucous street celebrations and desolate coastal wastelands. Two videos capture the contrasting "sights and sounds" of Haiti.

Posted: February 20, 2009 15:29   Comments: 4
Waiting for northbound trains out of Mexico’s south

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Waiting for northbound trains out of Mexico’s south

Venture to the first stop on the train line in Chiapas, Mexico, and meet several Central American immigrants heading north to the U.S.

Posted: February 10, 2009 15:31   Comments: 1
Take a walk down Tel Aviv’s most diverse street

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Take a walk down Tel Aviv’s most diverse street

Tel Aviv's Neve Sha'anan Street serves the vibrant ethnic communities that have folded into contemporary Israeli society.

Posted: February 4, 2009 14:48   Comments: 1

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