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South Korea's silver job fairs

In South Korea, Many retirees are discovering they need extra cash or just something to do to make them feel productive. So a growing number of them are attending Silver Fairs. These are job fairs for work for people over 60. Jason Strother reports.

Lifestyle & Belief

VFW looking for younger veterans

Traditional veterans organizations are struggling to attract veterans from more recent conflicts. Troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan would rather spend time with their families or on social networking websites. The World's Katy Clark reports.

Politics

Is it time to ease up on BP?

The World's Laura Lynch reports on the growing resentment in Britain against the continuing punishment of BP. Some complain that as BP's share prices fall, American investors will also be the ones to lose.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a town in Ecuador that claims to have a secret for long life, boasting many residents who live to be over 100 years old. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Boston Globe reporter Bella English.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Researchers are developing a robot that they hope will one day provide home care for the elderly. They've enlisted the help of a Sydney performance artist to make the robot seem more human. Correspondent Phil Mercer has the story.

Politics

Japan's centenarian mystery

Japan officially has the world's largest number of people over the age of 100. But a recent series of grisly discoveries has put that exact number in doubt. Correspondent Akiko Fujita reports from Tokyo on what's happening to Japan's centenarians.

Politics

Canadian vets turn to younger generation

Today is Veterans Day. In Canada it is called Remembrance Day. As men and women who served in wars of the first half of the 20th century are disappearing, some Canadian veterans are calling on younger generations to keep the remembrance alive.