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Global Politics

Kim Jong IL

North Korea marked its 60th anniversary with a massive military parade today. Many high level military officials were in evidence. But there was one noticeable absence -- North Korea's leader Kim Jong-IL. Anchor Marco Werman explains that Kim's no-show is fuelling speculation about his state of health.

Health & Medicine

Safer abortions in Zambia

In the African nation of Zambia, abortion is legal, but few medical clinics offer the procedure and women therefore try it themselves. A hospital in Zambia's capital, Lusaka, aims to save women's lives by making abortion safer and more widely available.

Health & Medicine

Swine flu update

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the CBC's Patricia Bell for an update on the outbreak of swine flu that's hit the Inuit population of northern Canada...as well as an update on her own health.