Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Bo Lundgren, director general of the Swedish National Debt Office in Stockholm, about the US financial bailout plan now before Congress.
The Middle East has so far seemed to escape the financial crisis plaguing the rest of the world. As The World's Aaron Schachter reports, this is in large part due to inherent wariness and a banking and real estate boom of its own.
Anchor Lisa Mullins reviews how other parts of the world are coping with financial fears.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with New York Times correspondent Dexter Filkins about his new book "The Forever War." In it, Filkins describes his experiences covering everything from the rise of the Taliban to the war in Iraq.
The World's Quil Lawrence reports on the release of an Afghan journalist who was held for 11 months in a high-security U.S. prison at Bagram airbase, Afghanistan.
Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin is getting her foreign policy feet wet this week at the United Nations. She's holding meet-and-greet sessions with many world leaders attending the UN General Assembly.
China is expected to launch its first three-man space mission tomorrow. The astronauts will orbit the earth for almost three days, and one will become the first Chinese to go on a space walk.
Today's answer is Kazakhstan. Lance Armstrong announced today he'll be returning to the cycling world as part of Kazakhstan's Team Astana. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Daniel Benson, managing editor at cyclingnews.com
Brazilian bossa nova legend Sergio Mendes adds a dash of hip hop to his latest album, "Encanto".
The global financial crisis was top of the agenda today as world leaders gathered in New York for the UN General Assembly. The World's Katy Clark has our story.