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Global Politics

Iran's missile threats

Iran said today it's conducted more missile tests and in response the United States has imposed more economic sanctions on Iran, but some American exports to Iran have increased, including some popular consumer goods

Arts, Culture & Media

Fireworks shortage

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Julie Heckman of the American Pyrotechnics Association to find out why port restrictions in China are causing a shortage of fireworks here for Fourth of July celebrations.

Environment

Potash boom

Last week, nations at a UN food summit in Rome vowed to increase world food production by 50 percent by the year 2030, and to meet this goal

Environment

Big business in the Amazon

The World's Alex Gallafent reports on how a free trade zone in the middle of the Amazon rainforest has encouraged the kind of businesses and jobs that don't require cutting down trees.

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Conflict & Justice

Punk Band Pussy Riot Takes On Big Oil

Russia's dissident punk band Pussy Riot has released a new protest video criticizing big oil companies and President Putin. Marco Werman speaks with journalist Masha Gessen, who recently spent four hours visiting a leading member of the group in prison.

Global Politics

Obama Foreign Policy 'Lacks Coherence'

Lots of foreign policy challenges crowd President Obama's in-box. But the administration "lacks coherence" according to Robert D.Kaplan, Chief Geopolitical Analyst for Stratfor, the intelligence company. Anchor Aaron Schachter asks him to explain.