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Global Politics

Swedish piracy-- the file-sharing kind

Four Swedish men who ran the hugely-successful file-sharing website "The-Pirate-Bay" have been convicted of copyright infringement by a court in Stockholm. They were sentenced to a year in prison. But a lot of Swedes support The Pirate Bay, including Rickard Valksvinge. He heads a political party calling for piracy law reform. It's called the Pirate Party. He speaks with Anchor Marco Werman.

Global Politics

CIA lacks language-savvy staff

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Republican Congressman Pete Hoekstra about the CIA's language problem. The agency doesn't have enough employees who speak foreign languages. Congressman Hoekstra is a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence.

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's answer is the Indian city of Mumbai, where residents are gearing up for national elections. We hear what's on the mind of some Indians as they prepare to vote.

Global Politics

Geo Quiz and Geo Answer

Today's answer to our Geo Quiz is the African country of Burkina Faso, where as many as 5 million citizens will get free birth certificates as part of a new government program. Anchor Marco Werman finds out why from Rheal Drisdelle, who works for the group, Plan International.