Manil Suri thinks the Supreme Court decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act will carry moral weight with countries around the world. He talks with anchor Carol Hills about what it was like to grow-up gay in India.
Filibusters are pretty common here in the US but it's a tradition that often strikes outsiders as strange. We wanted to find out more about filibusters: Where do they come from and what other countries, if any, use them?
President Obama's plan faces strong opposition in Washington, but Joanna Lewis, who teaches science, technology and international affairs at Georgetown, says it's likely to get a much warmer reception outside the country.
The immigration bill making its way through the Senate would put an end to the so-called 'Green Card Lottery.' The World's Jason Margolis explains why the proposed change has sparked anger among African immigrants living in the US.