The US has urged the Egyptian authorities to reform as protesters burned government buildings. The government blames the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood for violence. But novelist Alaa Al Aswany says demonstrations reflect popular anger at the Mubarak regime.
President Obama didn't mention the unrest in Egypt during his State of the Union address. Egypt is a key player in the Middle East. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Steven Cook, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
For the first time in more than a decade, Russia and the US have a nuclear arms reduction treaty. But many living in the former Soviet Union just can't believe the news. Jessica Golloher has the details from Moscow.
The World Economic Forum is going on right now. The gathering attracts the world's top business leaders. Usually that means a whole lot of men. This year organizers have imposed a gender quota. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with economist Saadia Zahidi.
The Achuar live in a piece of the Amazon rainforest in South America. Their ancestral territory straddles two countries we'd like you to name. Reporter Andy Isaacson recently traveled to a remote Achuar village to find out more about their way of life.
?This is our generation's Sputnik moment,? President Obama said during last night's State of the Union address. The World's Jeb Sharp tells us what Sputnik was and whether the analogy makes sense for today's challenges.
President Obama said in his address to the nation last night that the nation's public schools must place more emphasis on math and science. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Yong Zhao, professor of education at the University of Oregon.
Two months after North Korea shelled some South Korean islands, the people on those islands are still not ready to go back but their government support is about to run out. Jason Strother reports from Seoul.
The French Railway company SNCF apologized yesterday for its role in deporting 20,000 Jews to Nazi camps during World War II. This comes after years of pressure by Jewish victims. Anchor Marco Werman talks to reporter Maia de la Baume in Paris.