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Conflict & Justice

Global food prices spike

The United Nations' food agency held a special meeting to discuss the rise in food prices worldwide. Anchor Marco Werman asks Alex Evans, who's studied the causes of food price fluctuations, to explain the upward trend.

Conflict & Justice

Unrest in Tunisia

The government of Tunisia today reported more civilian deaths in the worst civil unrest in the country in more than two decades. Many of the protesters are young Tunisians protesting the country's high unemployment rate. The World's Clark Boyd reports.