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Clearing the air in China

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on China's efforts to reduce air pollution. Officials in the southern regions of Guandong say they're taking tough measure to cut back on emissions. But the air doesn't seem to be getting cleaner.

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Sweden bans executive bonuses

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Anders Borg, Sweden's Finance Minister, about his government's decision to limit pay for managers working at state-owned companies. No more big bonuses for executives -- now they'll get a fixed wage.

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From the jungle to the stage

The World's Marco Werman tells us about a program in Colombia called Canta Conmigo. It's a government program that provides music instruction to former guerilla fighters to reintegrate them into peaceful society.

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More anger directed at AIG

The World's Matthew Bell has the latest on the AIG bonus scandal. Members of Congress are now proposing a narrowly-focused tax aimed at recouping some of the bonuses paid to AIG executives after the company was bailed out by taxpayers.