Clinton

U.S. launches program to clean up Vietnam-era Agent Orange contamination

The United States used millions of gallons of Agent Orange herbicide across Vietnam during the war there, in an effort to destroy the foliage that was giving its enemies cover. But, in the process, it contaminated the soil with dioxin and other chemicals that have persisted and continue to cause birth defects and health problems to this day.

Politics

Russia in the G8

A summit of the G8, a grouping of the globe's leading industrialized countries, is underway in Japan, but some still question Russia's membership in the group, as The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Politics

Obama picks Panetta to head the CIA

President-elect Obama has named Leon Panetta, a former congressman and Chief of Staff to President Clinton, to run the CIA. It's a controversial choice because Panetta is not an intelligence professional.