Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the US Ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker, about the current state of life in Iraq.
The corruption watchdog group, Transparency International, has released its list of most and least corrupt countries. We hear from four correspondents about some of the most corrupt countries,
For today's geo quiz we asked whether the number of immigrants to the US is going up or down, and where most of them come from. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the answer from William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution in Washington. He says at least half of the people coming to the United States are from Latin America...and that newly released census numbers for 2007 indicate a slowdown in immigration.
What is the soundtrack of Brazil? Try listening to Beto Villares's new CD. The World's Marco Werman reports.
President Bush says the "whole world" is watching to see if Republicans and Democrats in Congress can quickly agree on a rescue package for Wall Street.
CEO compensation has emerged as an issue as Washington debates a rescue plan for Wall Street. Marco Werman speaks with Professor Brian Cheffins of Cambridge University about whether executive "fat cats" are a big issue in countries outside the US.
South African President Thabo Mbeki's is stepping down this week. He was essentially forced out by his own party, the African National Congress. Terry FitzPatrick reports from Cape Town.
A court in France heard arguments today on whether to throw out a controversial annulment. A Muslim man got his marriage annulled earlier this year because he said his wife lied about being a virgin.
There's an unusual cultural exchange under way right now. France has the largest collection of Alaskan Alutiiq artifacts in the world. Dmae Roberts has the story.