Today's "My America" guest is Dr. Abraham Verghese, professor at Stanford University. Regarding the dislocation and alienation experienced by immigrants, he lamented not having had a more common American experience, but had great appreciation for it.
German researchers are still trying to identify the source of a deadly E. coli outbreak after Spanish cucumbers were found not to have the lethal strain. Spain is threatening legal action after destroying tonnes of vegetables. Gerry Hadden has more.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Jorge Milke a businessman who lives just outside Mexico City about how life for him and his family has been altered over the last few days since the outbreak of the swine flu.
Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us how the swine flu outbreak in Mexico is affecting three very different people: A restaurant manager in Mexico City, a man who is about to be married in North Carolina and a race car team leader from Ireland.
Correspondent Jessica Golloher reports that the Russian government is taking precautions to prevent the spread of swine flu...but their methods have Russian travelers feeling more puzzled than prepared.