Across the pond, Europeans have been paying close attention and having similar, just as heated, debates about spending and taxes. The World's Marco Werman gets the latest European view from London-based financial analyst Louise Cooper.
The Russian Parliament Wednesday unanimously passed a measure that bans Americans from adopting Russian children. New York Times Moscow correspondent David Hoszenhorn speaks with Host Lisa Mullins about the political motivations and implications.
The NRA has been influential in shaping gun policy in the U.S. over the years. And it's reaching out internationally as well. The World's Arun Rath has been looking into the NRA's international interests. He speaks with anchor Marco Werman.
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the ceremonial signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA. We examine the impact NAFTA has had on two communities linked to the auto industry, one in Michigan, the other in Mexico.
The town of Silao, in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, has seen its manufacturing base grow under NAFTA. General Motors built a plant there soon after NAFTA came into effect, and the plant is still running strong.
Florida produces the most fresh tomatoes of any state in the nation. The growers there say they can't compete with lower-priced Mexican imports much longer. Now they're fighting a 16-year-old trade agreement that could put the idea of free trade at risk.