Ursula Lindsey reports from Cairo that Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak took action today to address the "bread crisis" in his country; Egypt is the world's second largest importer of wheat and has been hit hard by the increase in global food prices.
The World's Carol Hills reports on China's preparations for taking the Olympic torch all the way to the summit of Mt. Everest; China's state-run television began live broadcasts from the mountain today.=
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Basel, Switzerland. The city was home to Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, who died yesterday. The World's David Leveille reports that Hofmann's discovery of LSD remains controversial.
A new documentary called "Baghdad High" chronicles the lives of four Iraqi boys during their last year in high school. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with co-director Laura Winter, and with one of the boys in the film, named Ali.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the BBC's Alistair Leithead about the threat posed by the Taliban in parts of Afghanistan, where Taliban forces have regrouped in sufficient numbers to pose an increasing threat to NATO-led forces in the country.