For nearly 100 years, the Australian government forcibly took children from Aborigine families and placed them with white families. These children became known as the "Stolen Generations." A small number was taken abroad.
Phil Mercer reports on the heated debate in Australia over a proposed carbon tax. The government says the tax would help fight greenhouse gas emissions, but some of Australia's most powerful interests are against it.
Tragedy struck New Zealand last night. A huge explosion rocked a coal mine, ending hope of rescuing 29 trapped miners. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Phil Mercer in the affected town ï¿½ Greymouth, New Zealand.
Oprah Winfrey is filming some of the last episodes of her TV show in Sydney, Australia. And the Australian government is hoping Oprah will provide a much-needed boost to the country's sagging tourism industry. Phil Mercer reports from Sydney.