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Global Politics

Who is Jonathan Pollard and why is he in prison?

US officials are reportedly discussing a possible early release for convicted spy Jonathan Pollard, who is serving a life sentence for selling secrets to Israel in the 1980s. Host Marco Werman talks with The World's Matthew Bell about who Pollard is, and why he ended up in prison.

Global Scan

All the king's horses and all the king's men couldn't get Rob Ford out of office — again

Rob Ford is nothing if not a survivor. After being accused of patronizing prostitutes — a charge he denies — drinking and driving — a charge he admits to — and then making the sort of sexual comment that can't be repeated on a family-friendly website, he still hangs onto his job as mayor. Meanwhile, in Europe, it seems that in-flight phone calls may become OK. "Can you hear me now?" Ugh. Plus more in today's Global Scan.