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Global Politics

Rural voters in Iran's election

The World's Laura Lynch hears from voters in rural Iran in the days leading up to Iran's presidential election. Iran's conservative incumbent is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. He faces a strong challenge, but he remains popular outside Iran's cities.

Global Politics

Census problems for immigrants

Census workers are going door to door. Their goal is to visit the 48 million households that didn't mail back their forms. Language barriers and a mistrust of government are keeping many from participating in the census. Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska reports.

Conflict & Justice

Gauging the Arab-American vote

Eight years ago, Arab-American citizens favored George Bush for president. This year, polls suggest they're leaning toward Democratic candidate Barack Obama. And the war in Iraq plays a role in that shift, as The World's Jason Margolis reports.

Global Politics

Google Maps and geo-politics

Google's policy to offer multi-interpretations or 'open-ended' maps has embroiled the company in some of the world's hottest geo-political disputes. The World's Anchor Marco Werman interviews John Gravois, a writer and editor based in the Middle East.