Swiss voters approved by the narrowest of margins a measure to limit immigration into their country. That goes against the country's agreement with the European Union to allow the free movement of people across borders ... and could have serious consequences for the Swiss and their economy.
Holy Ship! The world's largest-ever container ship made its maiden voyage this summer. The Triple E is over a thousand feet long and can carry 9,000 of the largest shipping containers. And more Triple Es are in the works.
Vyacheslav Nikonov is the former deputy head of the Russian parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee. He speaks with anchor Marco Werman about Russia's position that Syria rebels are responsible for poison gas attacks on civilians.
Beekeepers in England, Scotland and Wales are on alert for an invasion of Asian Hornets. Tim Lovett of the British Beekeepers Association predicts a small number of aggressive Asian Hornets will soon cross the English Channel.
There was a time when the US was an undisputed leader in cars. Classic American cars are often coveted around the world. Few places are as ga-ga about American automobiles as Sweden. Reporter Angela Bass has the story from RÃ¤ttvik.
We're headed to the Andes for the Geo Quiz. We're looking for two countries on the South American continent where chewing coca leaves remains popular. It's been a cultural tradition of indigenous people in Andean countries for centuries.
Australia's Quantas Airlines has ditched its 17-year alliance with British Airways to partner with Emirates Airline. That means its twice-daily 'kangaroo route' from Sydney to London will stop in Dubai instead of Singapore.
Italian police have arrested a senior Catholic cleric, Monsignor Nunzio Scarano. He is accused of attempting to smuggle millions in cash into Italy for a family friend. Scarano is also a senior accountant in the Vatican's financial administration.
Seoul is already calling for imports to be restricted again; protesters have put pressure on President Lee Myung Bak and they say he's exposing the nation to mad cow disease by allowing the import of US beef, as Correspondent Jason Strother has the story.
As the U.S. bailout plan stumbles on Capitol Hill, European banks are suffering from their exposure to the U.S. crisis. The World's Laura Lynch reports that governments in Europe have had to intervene with bailouts of their own.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad about two issues involving China -- the financial crisis and human rights. China is preparing to host a summit of Asian and European nations to discuss the financial crisis.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with economist Garel Rhys, director of the Center for Automotive Industry Research at the University of Cardiff, about the economic outlook for foreign autoworkers compared to their counterparts in the U.S.
The World Bank forecast 6.5 percent growth for China this year. That's relatively good economic news, though China had set a goal of 8 percent growth. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.
Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us how the swine flu outbreak in Mexico is affecting three very different people: A restaurant manager in Mexico City, a man who is about to be married in North Carolina and a race car team leader from Ireland.