Originally published on Sat November 22, 2014 3:58 pm
The United States has seen many fundraisers headlined by an Obama in recent years, but this week it won't be the president or the first lady â it will be his step-grandmother, Sarah Obama, who is raising funds to build a school and hospital in her hometown, Kogelo, Kenya.
Originally published on Sat November 22, 2014 4:46 pm
The country of Oman once ran a vast maritime trading network. Today, a group there devotes itself to preserving that legacy by recreating the traditional boats that sailed the seas back then. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on Nov. 19, 2014.