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Europe's high speed rail

President Obama's stimulus plan includes billions to help jump-start a new network of high-speed trains. But the future of rail is already a reality in other parts of the world, including Japan, China and as Kathleen Schalch reports, the European Union.

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.

Politics

The cost of caring for injured soldiers

More than 8 years after war in Afghanistan and 7 years of war in Iraq, the number of injured veterans from these conflicts grows. The World's Katy Clark tells us about the recent study that says the VA doesn't know what the long-term costs will be.

Politics

Africa at the G8

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Thomas Cargill of the British think tank Chatham House about the significance of today's meeting between G8 leaders and the heads of seven African nations.

Politics

Comparing global debt

President Obama's debt-reduction commission has proposed ways to dramatically trim federal deficits in the coming decade. The World's Jason Margolis examines how America's debt compares with other nations.