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Argentina's bailout

Argentina's President (Cristina Fern-ndez de Kirchner) this week announced plans to nationalize the country's private pension funds. Some see it it as a reasonable move in times of a financial crisis.

Global Politics

Obama steps up support for NASA

President Obama is asking for a 60 percent increase in funding for NASA's earth sciences budget in the next five years. Much of that will go toward research on climate change. The World's Environment editor Peter Thomson speaks with anchor Marco Werman.

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US Navy gets budget cuts

Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to save the Department of Defense more than $150 billion over the next five years. $35 billion of those proposed savings would come from cuts to the US Navy. The World's Jason Margolis has more.