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The day after victory

With celebration still in the air, Barack Obama and his aides are turning to the daunting tasks ahead. The World's Matthew Bell reports on the challenges facing the Obama presidency.

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North Korea talks hit wall

The latest round of nuclear disarmament talks with North Korea ended today without an agreement. That means North Korea joins the list of unresolved foreign policy issues waiting for President-elect Barack Obama. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Iraq group under attack

A group of former Sunni insurgents in Iraq joined forces to form, "The Awakening Council,� and the American-backed group has grown to about 70,000 members and has helped quell the violence

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Iran holds elections

The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Tehran on today's Iranian parliamentary elections; the outcome is not in doubt, since the Iranian government barred hundreds of reformer candidates from running.