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Global Scan

Facebook plus drones equals Internet?

Facebook seems poised to bring Internet to the world, quite literally. The company is reported to be on the verge of buying a drone manufacturer to do just that. That, however, wasn't what led the pope to utter a rather coarse profanity in front of a large audience over the weekend. His F-bomb was actually just a mistake in pronunciation. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.

Science, Tech & Environment

Plane disappears over Atlantic

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Adam Mynott, who is at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. That's where an Air France plane en route from Rio de Janeiro was supposed to land this morning. Investigators are still trying to determine why the plane disappeared from radar and perhaps crashed while flying over the Atlantic Ocean.

Global Politics

Brazil's hidden oil reserves

Brazil has the potential to become one of the world's largest producers of oil if it can tap its reserves deep under the South Atlantic. Anchor Marco Werman discusses Brazilian views of deep-sea oil drilling with the BBC's Paulo Cabral.