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Health care for illegal immigrants

The last piece of the health care reform law is now on its way to President Obama. The law's main purpose is to extend health care coverage to uninsured Americans. Those who are here illegally are still out of luck. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.


Euro inches up on word of deal

European leaders spent weeks hammering out an agreement aimed at shoring up confidence in the Euro and in the countries who use it. They finally agreed on a plan to bail out debt-ridden Greece. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Conflict & Justice

Iceland bans striptease shows

Iceland is struggling with a severe economic crisis. Even so, lawmakers in the country's Althingi parliament house had another pressing matter to deal with: striptease! Marco Werman talks with Gundun Jonsdattor of organization Stigmot.

Conflict & Justice

Battle in Pakistan

Pakistan says its forces fought off a large well-coordinated attack on a military post last night. The army says the militants suffered heavy losses. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool in Islamabad.


Venezuela's energy crisis

Oil-rich Venezuela is in the midst of a severe energy crisis. The President is giving workers three extra days off after Easter in an effort to save electricity. The BBC's Will Grant has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Andy in the Andes

A collection of silk screen images made by Andy Warhol are on display in a most unlikely place - a small Andean village in central Colombia. Correspondent John Otis finds out how the town of Jerico got their hands on a world-renowned collection.