The United States was among the first foreign nations to move in to help the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan's devastation. The US has long had close, though not always happy, ties with the island nation.
Foreign leaders are wondering what the heck US politicians are doing. That's according to former Republican Senator Richard Lugar. He says foreign leaders are telling him now isn't the time for the US to have an internal tiff with global complications.
Paniz Asgari grew up playing a Persian form of dodgeball among other Iranian immigrants in America. Now, she's representing the US in international competitions. And it's no longer the stuff of grade-school recess.
Hurricane Sandy has knocked the US election out of the headlines overseas. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's Marco Werman, who is in London to report on how the American vote affects people around the globe.
BP is working to contain the worst oil spill in US history. It's fouled coastlines of five states. But that fact doesn't quite convey just how big this thing is. The website www.ifitwasmyhome.com superimposes the spill over any location in the world.
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