The United Nations today announced it will resume aid shipments to Burma; UN officials had earlier suspended aid flights intended to help Burmese cyclone survivors, complaining that the Burmese government had seized some of the aid.
Immigration authorities in Canada seem to have lost track of thousands of asylum seekers whose applications were turned down; the government wants to deport them -- but it has to find the asylum applicants first, as Derek Stoffel has the story.
Following the success of the revival of 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,' which featured an all African-American cast, come the Broadway runs of 'The Country Girl' and 'Thurgood' ? all serious-minded shows that are drawing diverse theater-goers. Guest Patrik Henry Bass highlights the increase and popularity of black productions on the Great White Way.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have begun apprehending a new kind of illegal immigrant: Mexicans on buses headed back to Mexico. Oddly, this exercise is taking place at Mexico-bound checkpoints near the Tijuana-San Diego border.
Five days after a devastating cyclone struck the South East Asian nation of Burma, the first UN aid flight has landed in the country but Burma's military authority is still resisting the majority of foreign aid that's being offered
Today, Georgia is set to execute the first person since the Supreme Court upheld the use of lethal injections in April. At least 14 executions have been scheduled in six states. We speak with Deborah Denno, of the Fordham University School of Law, whose work was cited by the court.
A Saudi Arabian novel, banned in the Kingdom, is now available in the US in English translation; Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Saudi author Yousef Al-Mohaimeed about his book "Wolves of the Crescent Moon."
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