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Behind the Egyptian Crisis: Resource Stress?

The ongoing conflict in Egypt has deep roots in history, religion, politics and economics. But journalist Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed says another underlying cause is a growing resource crisis--shortages of food, water, energy, and a booming population.

Politics

Health care for illegal immigrants

The last piece of the health care reform law is now on its way to President Obama. The law's main purpose is to extend health care coverage to uninsured Americans. Those who are here illegally are still out of luck. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Politics

Chinese frustrations with real estate

China's red-hot property market has been cooling off in relative terms. They're still way out of reach for many ordinary people. Some have now found a soundtrack that helps them voice their frustrations. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.