Estonia has the youngest prime minister in the European Union. It's also rushing headlong into creating digital ID for people there. And while they offer access to an array of government and private services, they'll also issue online IDs to anyone who wants one — though they come with much less access.
A U.S. shift on drone policy might make a big difference for a nation like Yemen. Gregory Johnsen says he's encouraged that a more selective use of drones will protect civilians in places like Yemen, while aiding US intelligence gathering efforts.
In the wake of the Boston bombings, privacy-conscious Germans may be rethinking their reluctance to surveillance technologies such as closed circuit television. We speak with German law professor Thomas Hoeren.
Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Iranian journalist and blogger Omid Memarian, the editor of "Sketches of Iran," about the power of political cartoons in Iran and why so many Iranian cartoonists have been forced into exile.
The pre-trial hearings in the military commission of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four co-defendants stalled midway through the week here at "Camp Justice," in the naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba [...]
One year ago today a 7.9 percent magnitude earthquake struck south western China. Today, the parents of children who died in collapsed school buildings are still seeking answers. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from the earthquake zone.
Delivering bad news to world leaders is a thankless task, especially when they're asleep. Anchor Laura Lynch speaks with Jonathan Powell, who had the job of waking Prime Minister Tony Blair up when something big happened in the middle of the night.
Social networking sites make is easy to share our lives online. But, too much sharing can be disastrous. Numerous projects are underway to give people the ability to remove the offending material. The World's Technology Correspondent Clark Boyd reports.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jim Walsh, who was part of a group of US scholars who met over dinner this week with Iran's President Ahmadinejad. Walsh, with MIT's Security Studies Program, has met with Ahmadinejad before.
Correspondent Cyrus Farivar reports on President Obama's plans for protecting the nation's computer networks from cyber-criminals. Today, Mr. Obama announced the creation of a new White House Office of Cyber Security.