Today, the House of Representatives in Washington passed a $ 700 billion dollar bailout of the financial industry. The World's Laura Lynch sums up a week of market-induced fear on the streets and in the bars of London.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced this week there would be an investigation into the Iraq war once the country's Britain's completed its troop withdrawal, as Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Rafael Behr
Governments and central banks in Europe announced additional measures today to restore confidence and shore up banks and the frozen credit markets. News of the plans sent the markets up. The World's Laura Lynch reports from London.
Anchor Marco Werman talks about the photo of Pakistani girl Malala Yousufzai, and her friend Shazia Ramzan that seemed to capture a sort of quiet power. Yousafzai is the teenage Pakistani education activist shot in the head by the Taliban last year.
The World's Matthew Bell reports that Zimbabwe's embattled president Robert Mugabe is showing no signs of compromise, and today, during his first major public speech since the disputed March 29th elections