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Trouble in Zambia

Zambia is considered one of Africa's most stable countries. But recently, it's hit shaky ground. A controversial election and rising food prices are putting the young democracy to the test. The World's Laura Lynch has details.

Global Politics

Global bailouts

Europe and Japan have announced their plans to beef up their waning economies with billions of taxpayer dollars. The World's Laura Lynch brings us the details from London.

Global Politics

Auto industry rescue

The World's Matthew Bell examines international reaction to Washington's rescue package for America's auto industry. The Bush administration today announced 17 billion dollars worth of emergency loans for GM and Chrysler.

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Secret history of talks with Cuba

President-elect Barack Obama has said he could talk directly with Cuba's leaders. And as Cuba-scholar Peter Kornbluh tell us, this is not a new idea. Just about every U.S. president for the last 50 years has attempted some sort of quiet talks with the Cubans. President George W. Bush was not one of them, though.