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Global Politics

New leadership for North Korea

The son of North Korea's ailing leader Kim Jong Il was rumored to have visited China's president last week in Beijing; fueling suspicions that Kim's third son has been anointed to be North Korea's next leader. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has more.

Global Politics

North Korea's failing currency

The North Korean government recently knocked two zeros off its currency, the won. And it ordered citizens to turn in their old cash savings. The move caused panic and riots. Katy Clark talks with Marcus Noland who is an expert on North Korea's economy.

Global Politics

North Korean reshuffle

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad about today's government reshuffle in North Korea. The country's parliament promoted leader Kim Jong-il's brother-in-law to the Number 2 spot in the government.

Conflict & Justice

The meeting that wasn't

Anchor Lisa Mullins reports on a bit of a mystery surrounding a planned meeting in North Korea that officials hailed as the most important political meeting in three decades. Unnamed sources say the meeting never happened, but no one is quite sure why.