Barack Obama

Global Scan

Prince William's US trip seems more political than regal

When British royalty comes to the US, Americans go a little nuts. But this trip by Prince William has the Brits scratching their heads. Meanwhile, at least one British parliamentarian is looking to the US for ideas on how to deal with anti-abortion protesters. And the Chinese government is hunting for a corrupt Chinese official who was obsessed with gold.

Conflict & Justice

Foreign-born voters

Mariah Haroon was born in Pakistan. Ka Chan was born in Hong Kong. Both voted in their first US election today. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to them about their experiences as new voters.

Conflict & Justice

US Afghanistan commander fired

The top US military commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, has been dismissed by President Barack Obama after he criticized leading administration officials. Jeb Sharp talks with Scott Wilson, White House Reporter for the Washington Post.

Global Politics

Doing Business With Iraq

President Obama says American troops will be home from Iraq by the end of the year but the connections between Iraq and the US are far from over. The next phase of American involvement will be business ties.