Thousands of demonstrators are continuing their protest in Spain against the country's economic crisis. With nearly five million people jobless, Spain has the highest unemployment rate in Europe. Gerry Hadden has more.
After nine years of negotiations, the European Union has approved an agreement to share airline passenger information with the United States. Europe has resisted a formal deal for years, citing privacy concerns.
The World's Gerry Hadden has lived in Catalonia for eight years. He speaks English, Spanish, French and German. But not Catalan. His kids speak it, his neighbors speak it, FC Barcelona speak it. Gerry doesn't speak Catalan because he doesn't need to.
More than half of young Spaniards are out of work and companies aren't hiring. So the government hopes the young unemployed will go entrepreneurial and start their own businesses. But the challenges are big, both financially and culturally.
Spain's Catalonia region went big for independence in this weekend's elections. But, across the border in France, the Catalans are a bit more laid back. While they celebrate their heritage, they consider themselves French first, a Catalonian second.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports that European leaders are proposing tough new pollution standards for cars, but the European Union proposal faces a tough fight because European car makers say the plan would jeopardize their business.
Al-Khader is a Palestinian village where the Festival of St. George is celebrated each year. The World's Matthew Bell visited the monastery in Al-Khader where the legend of St. George the Dragon Slayer still inspires Christians and Muslims alike.