Obama's Pledge

President-elect Barack Obama says when he takes office the United States will take strong action to combat climate change. Living on Earth's Ashley Ahearn reports that leaders and legislators have praised Obama for this promise.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

Congress is voting on legislation that would simplify the visa application process for foreign musicians who want to perform in the U.S. The World's Marco Werman has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Suing for citizenship

Sylvia Maria Gross profiles an Iraqi man who's served in the US Army and is hoping to be an American citizen soon. In fact, he's suing the US government to speed up the process.

Global Politics

Trade talk in Michigan

The World's Jason Margolis reports on what the US presidential campaign looks like in Michigan, a state where "globalization" has become a dirty word for many voters.