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An alternative to the Panama Canal?

The Panama Canal revolutionized trade between the nations of the Atlantic and the Pacific when it opened in 1914. Now Colombia and China are talking about building an alternative to the Canal. From the Colombian capital, Bogota, John Otis reports.

Environment

Robot marathon in Japan

The World's Lisa Mullins tells us about a first-of-its-kind marathon. In Osaka, Japan, two-legged robots are racing 26.2 miles on an indoor track. The event will take several days.

Conflict & Justice

Nato apologizes for Afghan deaths

US Lt. Colonel William Johnson offered his apology on behalf of NATO troops to the governor of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province for the deaths of six civilians. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from James Foley, a reporter for "Stars and Stripes."

Global Politics

Turkey: Where politics and religion mix

Matthew Brunwasser reports on the funeral Tuesday of a former Turkish Prime Minister, now considered the father of political Islam in Turkey, one of the few countries in the Middle East region to successfully mix religion and politics.

Sports

2008 Beijing Olympics

Journalist Josh Kurlantzick talks about the controversy over new land seizures and repressive media policies enacted by the Chinese government in advance of the Beijing Olympics.

Environment

YouTube shutdown

Faith talks to Pakistani blogger Awab Alvi about how the Pakistani government's attempt to block access to an offensive video inadvertently caused a temporary global shutdown of YouTube.