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Global Politics

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.

Global 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.

Global 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.

Conflict & Justice

The Looming Greek Default

Europe continues to struggle with finding a way out of its economic crisis. The most immediate threat to the Eurozone is the possibility of a Greek default. But some are openly wondering whether it's time to let Greece go.