The Philippines continues to try and put the pieces back together after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the country. Somalia says journalism should be reserved for people age 40 and over and Batman has been jailed in Singapore. Yes, really. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.
The lights were on at Cairo polling places today. But with frequent power outages, voters took nothing for granted. Stores selling gas-powered generators have had a boom in sales, recently, as the country struggles to deal with electric shortages. But few Egyptians, authorities included, are discussing long-term solutions.
Reporter Daniel Estrin tells us that sexual harassment is fairly common in Egypt. A study by the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights have found that 60 percent of Egyptian women and 98 percent of foreign women are harassed on a daily basis.
Mediators in Egypt are still trying to hammer out a cease-fire agreement to end the violence between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest on the truce effort from The World's Quil Lawrence in Cairo.
Anchor Lisa Mullins introduces coverage of reaction to President Obama's speech in Cairo today reaching out to the Muslim world. Reporter Ursula Lindsey spoke with some Egyptians in a Cairo cafe to get their response.
Egypt's stock market is expected to be closed until next week, in a sign that the situation have not completely returned to normal in Egypt. Ben Gilbert reports that Egyptians are trying their best to get by.