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Geo answer

Today's answer is the city of Kano in northern Nigeria. It's the country's third largest city, by area, and motorcycle drivers there are unhappy about a new law that requires them to wear helmets. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with the BBC's Andrew Walter in Nigeria.

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Update on missing Air France jet

Correspondent Anita Elash reports on the latest in the investigation into the disappearance of an Air France airliner yesterday. 228 people were onboard. Brazil's Air Force says search planes discovered some debris floating in the Atlantic Ocean today, though it's not yet clear whether it's from the missing jet.

Global Politics

Europe's high speed rail

President Obama's stimulus plan includes billions to help jump-start a new network of high-speed trains. But the future of rail is already a reality in other parts of the world, including Japan, China and as Kathleen Schalch reports, the European Union.

Global Politics

New travel rules questioned

New security screening procedures ordered by President Obama focus on passengers traveling from high-risk countries. University of Michigan professor Juan Cole tells anchor Marco Werman why he doesn't think that's such a good idea.

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France's aid effort in Haiti

President Nicolas Sarkozy has been trying to defuse a quarrel with the US. France's International Cooperation Minister Alain Joyandet complained that a French plane was turned back by US troops. The World's Europe correspondent Gerry Hadden reports.