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Science, Tech & Environment

The UN climate summit opens with a voice from an endangered nation

Leaders from all over the world have gathered in New York to attend the UN Climate Summit. The first thing they heard was an impassioned poem from a mother and activist from the Marshall Islands, a tiny nation in the Pacific that may no longer exists if climate change isn't halted.

Sports

Why have the American men's tennis stars disappeared?

Another year at the US Open is nearly over — and it will be another year without an American keeping the men's title at home. In fact, only two Americans are left among tennis' top 50 men, and neither is a serious major contender. Sadly, it doesn't look like this decline is going to end any time soon.

The end of the plastic bag?

The plastic shopping bag is a major shopping convenience, but it's also a major environmental blight, and some countries, like Australia and China, plan to phase out the use of the bags completely

Global Politics

Libyan leader in New York

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is set to make his first ever appearance at the United Nations this week. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with John Fitzgerald�a New York developer who was contacted by Gadhafi's entourage in their search for a place to stay.

Arts, Culture & Media

Garotas Suecas

You may recall the band Brazilian Girls. It's somewhat misnamed: there are no girls from Brazil in it. Along comes a band from Brazil called Garotas Suecas. That means Swedish Girls, but, again, no girls from Sweden. The World's Marco Werman has more.