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.
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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.
Witness the desolate quiet of Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni salt flats, sitting on top of one of the world's largest lithium reserves.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Venture to the first stop on the train line in Chiapas, Mexico, and meet several Central American immigrants heading north to the U.S.