Ukraine's protesters suspend clashes to negotiate with President Viktor Yanukovich, while China's leadership scrambles to block the web and keep their secret offshore bank accounts from being revealed to Chinese citizens. Curling gets fancy at the Sochi Olympics and South Korea welcomes Canadian hockey players in its bid to qualify for the next Winter Olympics. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.
The legendary U-2 spy plane is under threat. After almost 60 years in service, the U-2s are still effective, efficient and cheap. But the Air Force wants to switch to an all-drone reconnaissance force.
South Koreans are angry about the hundreds of people who died in last month's ferry disaster. In an effort to try to ameliorate the situation, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye went on national TV to apologize for the disaster and to vow changes to make sure it doesn't happen again.
A Dutch company is trying to organize a mission to Mars – four people on a one-way trip. Now, some Islamic clerics say people who go on the mission and die would face punishment in the afterlife. Plus "Tweaa" can no longer be said in Ghana's Parliament, and a work of art is trashed, literally, in today's Global Scan.
American-style brunch, complete with waffles, eggs, pancakes, and sausages, is all the rage in South Korea, and Correspondent Jason Strother tells us how an old American stand-by has become a new culinary trend in South Korea.
The stars of South Korean action movies get to play the hero with their daring fight scenes and impressive stunts, and now the stuntmen who help them look so good are getting a film of their own; the documentary "Action Boys,"
An executive from South Korean car maker Hyundai has won the release of a company employee held in North Korea. The employee had been accused insulting the North Korean regime. Reporter Jason Strother brings us the story.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned North Korea today about 'engaging in provocative actions.' Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad about the growing tensions between the two Koreas.
North Korea's succession is being closely watched by one group in particular: North Korean defectors. Reporter Jason Strother spoke with some former North Korean soldiers about the latest news from the north.