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Global Scan

Iran and US agree, but on what exactly we're not sure

The news over the weekend was of an agreement between leaders of six world powers and Iran over that country's nuclear program — but what the agreement really says isn't really, well, agreed. Still, there was no shortage of strong feelings about the deal. Plus, a Canadian town has developed a system for dealing with polar bear visits to town. That and more, in today's Global Scan.

Development & Education

A novice humanitarian aid worker confronts mayhem in the field

Imagine you're 27 years old, and assigned to one of your first humanitarian aid missions. You land in Darfur and find yourself in charge of a camp of some 24,000 desperate Sudanese, many fleeing violence and literally knocking down the doors of your home base. That's just the opener in Jessica Alexander's new memoir: Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz takes us to a fishing village in northern Haiti where the beach is owned by a major cruise line and the locals don't get to use it. The answer is Labadie. Reporter Ruxandra Guidi takes us there.

Global Politics

Aid for Haiti

Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Bob Poff, the disaster coordinator for Salvation Army. He was in Haiti at the time of the earthquake. He discusses what he and his team have been seeing as they struggle to get help to earthquake victims.

Global Politics

Decentralizing Haiti reconstruction

Haitian representatives are meeting with donors. They're presenting a plan for rebuilding. An essential component of that plan involves building infrastructure and creating jobs, but outside of Port-au-Prince. The World's Amy Bracken has more.

Global Politics

The fight against cholera in Haiti

American volunteers are on the front line of the fight against the cholera epidemic in Haiti. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the head of a team from Maine, Doctor Chiedza Jokonya, and reporter Beth Macy of the Roanoke Times, who's covering the work.

Global Scan

Britain's prime minister lays a 'welcome' mat for new EU citizens

David Cameron wants changes to EU immigration and movement laws, or else, but Germany says 'no way,' creating a stalemate. Meanwhile, the Chilean miners who spent two months trapped underground in 2010 continue to suffer from emotional problems. And a French comedian faces more trouble over allegations of racism and anti-semitism — in today's Global Scan.