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Social Security in Japan

The winner of Japan's national elections, the Democratic Party, is promising to revive the nation's economy. It also has challenges with an aging Japan. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Len Schoppa, professor of politics at the University of Virginia

Global Politics

Foreign investment in the US

More Americans are looking for work than in 26 years. The dollar keeps getting weaker. But for foreign companies looking to invest in the United States, America looks pretty attractive.The World's Jason Margolis profiles one state: Mississippi.

Global Politics

Spain faces its debt

The head of the International Monetary Fund gave Spain a vote of confidence today, saying the country is taking the right steps to tackle its growing public deficit. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Barcelona.

Global Politics

Europe's economic angst

There was more unrest in Europe today.From violent student protests in Britain to strikes in Portugal and anger over budget cuts in Ireland, tensions are on the rise.The World's Laura Lynch reports from London.

Global Politics

Flu vaccine overstock

After this year's rush to stock up on the H1N1 vaccine some countries are now trying to unload millions of stockpiled doses. Governments are being criticized for overreacting and overspending against the disease. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

Global Politics

Health care for illegal immigrants

The last piece of the health care reform law is now on its way to President Obama. The law's main purpose is to extend health care coverage to uninsured Americans. Those who are here illegally are still out of luck. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Global Politics

Britain's budget pain

Britain's budget deficit has ballooned as the country confronts the recent economic slowdown. This week, the British government plans to unveil an emergency budget that seeks to reduce the deficit with painful cuts. The World's Laura Lynch has a preview.