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Hard life for disabled in China

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports that disabled people in China still face many barriers and discrimination, but they are drawing inspiration from disabled athletes competing in the Beijing Olympics.

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China's olympic gamble

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing that foreign visitors to the Chinese capital have generally had a positive experience during the Olympics, despite lingering concerns over pollution and the lack of freedoms in China.


Afghan Olympian

Afghan athlete Rohullah Nikpai took home the bronze medal in Tae Kwon Do at last month's Beijing Olympics. It's Afghanistan's first ever Olympic medal. Now he's a national hero. Correspondent Derek Stoffel has his story.


China's communist party

This week, the People's Republic of China celebrated its 59th birthday. Correspondent Philip Martin reports on the continuing perks of Communist party membership in an economically transformed China.