After 140 hours of debate the French Senate finally approved a bill on Friday to raise the national retirement age from 60 to 62. Clashes broke out at an oil refinery blockaded by workers for the past 10 days. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.
Japan officially has the world's largest number of people over the age of 100. But a recent series of grisly discoveries has put that exact number in doubt. Correspondent Akiko Fujita reports from Tokyo on what's happening to Japan's centenarians.
Researchers are developing a robot that they hope will one day provide home care for the elderly. They've enlisted the help of a Sydney performance artist to make the robot seem more human. Correspondent Phil Mercer has the story.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a town in Ecuador that claims to have a secret for long life, boasting many residents who live to be over 100 years old. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Boston Globe reporter Bella English.
According to an American Medical Association survey, 17 percent of 9,000 doctors restrict the number of Medicare patients in their practice. Dr. Herbert Pardes, president and CEO of New York Presbyterian Hospital, joins us.
The World's Laura Lynch reports on the growing resentment in Britain against the continuing punishment of BP. Some complain that as BP's share prices fall, American investors will also be the ones to lose.
Traditional veterans organizations are struggling to attract veterans from more recent conflicts. Troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan would rather spend time with their families or on social networking websites. The World's Katy Clark reports.
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