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Plane disappears over Atlantic

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Adam Mynott, who is at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. That's where an Air France plane en route from Rio de Janeiro was supposed to land this morning. Investigators are still trying to determine why the plane disappeared from radar and perhaps crashed while flying over the Atlantic Ocean.

Global Politics

Iranian candidates' online presence

Iran's President Ahmadinejad has a blog, a Facebook page, a Twitter account, and YouTube videos. Iran's other presidential candidates are also on the web. As election day grows near, they're hoping to attract votes from Iran's many Internet users. Reporter Cyrus Farivar takes us on-line to follow the Iranian election.

Global Politics

Confucian education in Britain

The ancient teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius are serving as the modern-day inspiration for England's schools minister, Jim Knight. He wants to import Confucian-style teaching methods to classrooms across the country. The World's Laura Lynch has this report.