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Global Hit - FunAsia

Bill Zeeble reports on FunAsia -- a chain of multi-plex theaters in Texas that specializes in Bollywood movies from India. The chain caters to North Texas's large South Asian community, offering patrons more than just films. There's food and music, too.

US diplomat in Kenya speaks out

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with US Ambassador to Kenya, Michael Ranneberger, who says the way to reduce the violence in Kenya is through greater openness.

Winter in Siberia

British journalist Shaun Walker recounts how he tried to deal with extremely cold weather in Yakutsk, the Siberian town is known as the "coldest city on Earth."

Subprime crisis ripples in China

China's stock market closed today at its lowest level since July and analysts say it's the fallout from the US subprime mortgage crisis, as Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China."

Constraints on growth of nuclear power

The rising price of oil and the growing demand for energy has prompted a new look at nuclear power -- even in the oil-rich Middle East, but there are limits to how fast nuclear energy can grow to meet that demand

The end of the plastic bag?

The plastic shopping bag is a major shopping convenience, but it's also a major environmental blight, and some countries, like Australia and China, plan to phase out the use of the bags completely

Going undercover in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is in freefall: the country once known as Africa's breadbasket can't feed itself, and it's got the highest inflation in the world -- reportedly nearly 8-thousand percent

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