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Global Scan

Irish women ride the rails to protest restrictions on abortion

Women in Ireland resurrect a protest tactic from four decades ago to fight the country's restrictive abortion laws. While in China, police crack down on an alleged "brothel" run out of a university hotel. It apparently gave discounts to those who had a student ID. And if you are a gravedigger, or anyone with a professional, or morbid, interest in the dead, there's a new dating site for you. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Obama in Ireland

President Barack Obama met the locals Monday in Moneygall, the village in Ireland where his great-great-great-grandfather lived before moving to the US. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from Irish Independent reporter Eimear Ni Bhraonain.