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Global Scan

When it comes to police, Russia gets the gold

Russia is proud of being out in front of other countries. But on one measure, it might not be quite so proud. It has more police per citizen than any other country tracked by the UN. Meanwhile, the Loch Ness monster is back in the news after 18 months without a peep. And a 100-year-old woman has a long-held dream come true and it gives her shivers. All that and more in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Senator Obama abroad

The World's Jason Margolis has a preview of Barack Obama's high-stakes trip to the Middle East and Europe; the trip is seen as a high risk, high reward move for the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.

Conflict & Justice

The future of Guantanamo

Barack Obama has promised to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. But the question remains as to what will happen to the accused terrorists still awaiting a trial. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Beale at Guantanamo.

Conflict & Justice

Israel's Netanyahu in Washington

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was at the White House one day after he blasted President Obama's proposal that the future borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines. Anchor Marco Werman talks with The World's Matthew Bell.