The debate over government surveillance versus individual privacy isn't confined to the United States. The revelations from Edward Snowden's National Security Agency leak have prompted investigations and allegations the world over.
China's economy is slowing down. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Derek Scissors, an economist who follows China for the Heritage Foundation in Washington, to interpret these latest economic figures and what it means for the global economy.
Senate Democrats and some Republicans gave tentative approval to a $40 billion "border surge" bill that proposes to beef up the manpower and structural security of the U.S.-Mexico border. It is a step Democrats hope will give momentum for a bill to create a "path to citizenship" for illegal immigrants already in the United States.
President Obama's plan faces strong opposition in Washington, but Joanna Lewis, who teaches science, technology and international affairs at Georgetown, says it's likely to get a much warmer reception outside the country.