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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

Obama in Israel

U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama continues his foreign tour with stops in Jordan and Israel, as The World's Quil Lawrence reports.

Politics

U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq

The Bush Administration plans to lower the number of U.S. troops in Iraq to "pre-surge" levels by July, and today, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he favors a pause in troop withdrawals after that;

Politics

Obama's foreign policy

Today, some of the Barack Obama's foreign policy advisers spoke to international visitors at the Democratic convention in Denver. The World's Matthew Bell tells Lisa Mullins about the meeting.

Politics

The future of US-Russian relations

Both the United States and Russia are in the midst of presidential election campaigns, and The World's Jason Margolis looks at what a change of leadership in both countries could mean for US-Russian relations.