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The wrong way to nurture a new country

The situation in Sudan continues to spiral out of control. In Afghanistan, a family decided to try and make the 10-year-old girl a suicide bomber. And liberal Catholics may be disappointed the more they consider the political leanings of the current pope. In this edition of the Global Scan, everyone is taking sides.

Somali piracy standoff

Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the latest on the stand-off with pirates on the Indian Ocean. She speaks with reporter David McGuffin in Kenya. That's where a U.S. flagged ship was headed before being seized by Somali pirates. The American crew retook control of the vessel, but the pirates are still holding the ship's captain, Richard Phillips, hostage on a lifeboat.