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Health & Medicine

Medics in Afghanistan

American casualties are on the rise in Afghanistan. That's putting U.S. military doctors and nurses to the test. We hear from chief nurse Major Keni Harriman, who works at a front line surgical hospital in Afghanistan.

Global Politics

China's communist party

This week, the People's Republic of China celebrated its 59th birthday. Correspondent Philip Martin reports on the continuing perks of Communist party membership in an economically transformed China.

Conflict & Justice

Skype under fire in China

The free Internet communications tool Skype has come under fire this week. Turns out that the company's Chinese partner has been filtering Skype text messages for words deemed sensitive by the Chinese government.