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Global Politics

Winning hearts and minds in France

The U.S. government has taken a keen interest in France's poor, immigrant suburbs, and it's been bringing over young people from those suburbs to change some of their negative opinions about the U.S., as The BBC's Emma Jane Kirby reports from Paris.

Global Politics

Rebuilding Haiti

Haiti's infrastructure for things like clean water and sewage disposal was primitive before last week's earthquake. Now, out of tragedy arises the opportunity to rebuild it up to modern standards. Marina Giovannelli has our story.

Development & Education

Was it worth it?

Was it worth it? That's the question many people are asking in British Columbia with the Olympics just days away. Seven years of planning, construction, and hassle. The World's Jason Margolis visited British Columbia to ask.