President Bush and Congress continue to do more pushing than compromising over the Iraq war funding bill. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Emily Pierce, senior staff writer of Roll Call, about the legislation and the politics.
Pope Benedict begins a 5-day visit to Brazil today. It's still the largest Catholic country in the world, but as The BBC's Gary Duffy reports, the number of Catholics are decreasing, while Evangelical churches are on the rise.
The World's Technology correspondent Jason Margolis reports on a new car coming out of Canada. The ZENN Motor Company in Toronto has unveiled a new automobile that's small, quiet, affordable...and all-electric.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with alternative energies expert Gregory McRae, about the global push for bio-fuels. The concept of turning plants into fuel is gaining popularity in the fight against global warming. But experts warn that there's also a downside...for the economy and the environment.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with 95-year-old former war correspondent Ruth Gruber. She has a new book out about some of her most challenging assignments. Those include her coverage of European Jewish refugees during and after World War Two.
US-Afghan relations report (3:30) May 9, 2007permalink
US-Afghan relations may have suffered a severe blow last night. An Afghan official says US-led military forces killed 21 civilians in an air strike while battling Taliban fighters. The strike occurred the same day that a US commander in Afghanistan issued an apology for the killing of 19 civilians in March. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the story from the BBC's Alastair Leithead, who's in the capital, Kabul.