Violence is a fact of life in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but medical care is not, which is why the aid group, Doctors Without Borders, has stepped in to open the first emergency care clinic in a Rio slum
It's expensive to run an airline these days. Italy's national carrier -- Alitalia -- is desperately looking for cash to stay in business. Some flights may have to be cancelled because there's no money to buy fuel.
Oil prices have dropped lately, and that's bad news for oil-rich Middle East nations. That's one reason countries in the region are starting to feel the pinch of the global economic crisis. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.
Holland-based 'Triodos' Bank has managed to weather the global financial crunch so far -- by sticking to its socially minded agenda. The World's Marco Werman finds out more from Charles Middleton, the bank's managing director in the United Kingdom.
One third of Chinese-American voters are still undecided about who to vote for, and many of them are older and live in New York and California, states Barack Obama is expected to win easily and where there is little outreach.