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Science, Tech & Environment

Clean up job

The Coast Guard today reported the death of two workers helping to clean up the spill in the Gulf. Cleaning up the oil is grueling, sometimes dangerous work. Annie Correal is a reporter with El Diario. She reports from the town of Hopedale.

Global Politics

North Korea succession

North Korea appears to be gearing up for a major political milestone. It would be the first time in Communist history that power passes to the third generation. But that's far from a sure thing. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

Global Politics

Immigration and jobs

Undocumented immigrants have long been accused of 'stealing' work from Americans, but some economists say the relationship between unemployment and immigration isn't clear. Lisa Mullins finds out more from Manuel Pastor at the USC.

Global Politics

Leaving Malta

Some African migrants manage to move on from Malta ? and find new homes in Europe and in the U.S. This is Phillip Martin's final report in our special series on nomadic migration and skin color.

Conflict & Justice

Protests break out in Yemen

Protesters have taken to the streets in Yemen, inspired by the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. Hakim Almasmari of the Yemen Post, tells anchor Marco Werman that the country's government is corrupt and incompetent, but not on the verge of collapse.