The World's Aaron Schachter reports on some of the strategies put forward by the new U-S commander of forces in Afghanistan as violence there continues to rise...especially in the use of roadside bombs
The World's Carol Hills reports on the debate surrounding the relocation of the Guantanamo Uighurs. Many island nations have stepped up to take them in, but it appears that no good deed goes unpunished.
The Library of Congress has chosen twenty-five historic recordings to its collection. Among them are a speech by Winston Churchill and The Who's My Generation. We find out more from Matthew Barton, Curator of Recorded Sound at the Library of Congress.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Portuguese island of Madeira. Its most famous son is soccer superstar Ronaldo. He's been acquired by the Spanish team Real Madrid for 131 million dollars. We get details from Forbes London bureau chief Parmy Olson.
The World's Aaron Schachter speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins from Camp Leatherhead. Aaron reports on the delicate balance for US troops -- between being sensitive to the local population and keeping safe.
The World's Laura Lynch hears from voters in rural Iran in the days leading up to Iran's presidential election. Iran's conservative incumbent is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. He faces a strong challenge, but he remains popular outside Iran's cities.