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Global Scan

Stepping out in the new year?

If being in the French Alps isn't enough of a thrill, now you can "step into the void" with only a glass floor to hold you. Indian police use bananas to recover stolen goods. And we introduce you to the Paradogs of World War II, Chess boxing, Christian Rock Pakistani-style, and more in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Gaza power outages

It's been a long hot summer for a lot of us. But it's feeling even longer and hotter for some people in the Gaza Strip. That's because of incessant power outages, as The World's Matthew Bell reports from Gaza City.

Science, Tech & Environment

Anxiety in Tokyo

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on the anxiety felt by Tokyo residents about possible radiation exposure from Japan's earthquake and tsunami damaged nuclear reactors. Many city residents are skeptical of official statements.

Global Politics

Obama and Africa

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Jendayi Frazer, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs under President Bush, about where Africa lands on the priority list for the Obama Administration.