Public health historian Gerald Markowitz reminds us that the problem of lead poisoning is anything but new.
There are protests today in Pakistan over those controversial U.S. drone strikes in the tribal areas on the border with Afghanistan. The U.S. says the drones are targeting militants, but critics say they are also killing hundreds of civilians. Pakistan says the drone attacks are illegal, counter-productive and a violation of its sovereignty. The BBC’s Orla Guerin reports.
Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson are hitting the road to cover the elections. Our Tumblr brings you behind the scenes.