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Anchor Marco Werman profiles the singer Elisa. She's a pop sensation in her native Italy since 2001. Now she's hoping to make it in North America. Elisa kicks off a 17-date tour of Canada and the US next week.

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China and human rights

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad about two issues involving China -- the financial crisis and human rights. China is preparing to host a summit of Asian and European nations to discuss the financial crisis.

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Election lingo

The World's podcast "The World in Words" has been documenting the rhetoric and foreign language connections of this election campaign. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with "The World in Words" producer Patrick Cox about his A-to-Z of the 2008 election season.

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Virginia's Latino immigrant vote

Virginia has voted for the Republican presidential candidate in every election since 1952, except in 1964. This year may be different. And Virginia's Latino immigrant voters may play a critical role. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.

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Latino voters in Nevada

Nevada is considered a battleground state this presidential election season. The World's Matthew Bell reports on efforts by both the McCain and Obama campaigns to win over Nevada's Latino voters, a key constituency in a tight race.