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Global Politics

China's version of the stimulus package

As President Obama urges Congress to swiftly approve an economic stimulus package, China is already implementing its own version. The Chinese government is hoping to make up for sagging exports by encouraging its 700 million rural citizens to spend. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

Global Politics

Obama's green agenda

President Obama's moves on climate change policy mark a stark shift from those of former President Bush. The World's Peter Thomson reports on the legacy of Bush's climate policy and the challenges ahead for the new administration.

Global Politics

Iraq gears up for weekend elections

Iraq holds its first election in three years. Up for grabs are 440 provincial council seats. The last time Iraq held provincial elections, Sunnis largely boycotted the vote. This time everyone's getting in on the act. The World's Katy Clark reports.

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Japan's lost decade

Japan went through 10 years of continual decline in real estate values in the 1990s. Many economists say there are strong parallels between Japan's "lost decade" and America's economy today. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.