Catastrophic global warming can be staved off if humans can keep the climate from warming more than two degrees Celsius, and emit less than 565 Gigatons of carbon dioxide, some scientists believe. But environmentalist Bill McKibben says that's not enough.
Just five minutes from The World's studios in Boston is a Venezuelan restaurant: La Casa De Pedro. I traveled there with Senior Producer Andrea Crossan to find some local reaction to the news from Venezuela.
Between the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers, nine Venezuelans played in this year's World Series. We find out how Venezuelans are reacting to the Giants' victory, and to the fact that Pablo Sandoval was named World Series MVP.
Analysts monitoring internet usage on the island say Cuban officials appear to have activated an undersea cable line linking the island to the Internet via Venezuela, as opposed to the slower satellite-based access the island has had for years.
President Bush called Colombia's president to express US support for the South American nation. Colombia sparked a regional crisis with a military operation inside Ecuador that killed a Colombian rebel leader
Venezuela held gubernatorial and mayoral elections over the weekend. The parties allied with President Hugo Chavez won a majority of the contests but the opposition also posted some gains. The BBC's Will Grant reports from Caracas.