For this week's agenda segment, Marcus Mabry from The New York Times and the BBC's Jonathan Marcus join The Takeaway with a look at the latest in the health care debate, growth of the GDP, and the Afghan presidential election.
The Libyan man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing returned home to Libya last night to a hero's welcome. And that's generated a fresh wave of anger in the US and UK about the Libyan agent's early release. The World's Laura Lynch reports.
China now owns more U.S. public debt than any other nation ? about one out of every 10 debt dollars ? a reflection of its growing global economic influence. The United States has imported five times as much as it has exported to China this year.
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