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Arts, Culture & Media

With a film under his belt, Jon Stewart considers his future and admits The Daily Show is 'not forever'

Jon Stewart's The Daily Show is a cultural touchstone for millions of Americans. But last year, Stewart took some time off from the show, to produce a movie — real, not satire. And he did it mostly on a whim. With that accomplished, Stewart is beginning to look at the future, but he's holding his cards close.

Global Scan

For the man who already has everything...

Vladimir Putin receives an honorary ninth-degree black belt in Taekwondo – topping his eighth-degree black belt in judo. But the leader who really needs it is Philippine President Benigno Aquino, who's facing a backlash over his handling of recovery from Typhoon Haiyan. Also, an 'invisible' bike helmet and the world's most expensive gem, in today's Global Scan.

Geo quiz and answer

We're calling today's Geo Quiz a "Geo-political Quiz." Anchor Marco Werman gets questions and answers from Carolyn O'Hara, senior editor at Foreign Policy magazine.

Global Politics

A change in Iran policy?

A Bush administration official is expected to attend talks with Iran's chief nuclear negotiator this weekend, and some observers see this as an example of a changing U.S. foreign policy, as The World's Jason Margolis reports.

Global Politics

Appeal ordered for imprisoned Iranian-American reporter

The head of Iran's judiciary today ordered what he called a quick and fair appeal for Iranian-American journalist, Roxana Saberi. Saberi was sentenced this weekend to eight years in prison on charges of spying for the United States. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Mansour Farhang, a professor of politics at Bennington College, and a former Iranian ambassador to the UN, about the case, and what it says about politics inside Iran.