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US support for Colombia

President Bush called Colombia's president to express US support for the South American nation. Colombia sparked a regional crisis with a military operation inside Ecuador that killed a Colombian rebel leader

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Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asks for the names of 3 countries who were among the first to pass laws making voting mandatory. The three countries we had in mind are Belgium, Argentina and Australia.

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Europe's take on US campaign

Americans are still marveling at the idea that a black man or a white woman will be the Democratic nominee for president, but as The World's Gerry Hadden reports Europeans say it's no big deal.

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South Africa's controversial pledge

Correspondent Terry FitzPatrick reports from South Africa about a heated debate over the country's new pledge of allegiance: South African officials say it promotes unity, but critics say it injects politics into the classroom.