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South Korea restricts US beef imports

Seoul is already calling for imports to be restricted again; protesters have put pressure on President Lee Myung Bak and they say he's exposing the nation to mad cow disease by allowing the import of US beef, as Correspondent Jason Strother has the story.

Environment

Global energy economy

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with energy analyst and author Michael Klare about the global appetite energy economy; Klare's new books is titled, "Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy.�

Arts, Culture & Media

Aid for Asian rice farmers

Soaring food prices are becoming too costly for nearly a billion rice eaters around the world, so costly that The Asian Development Bank is holding a special meeting in Spain and is considering granting more aid to Asian rice farmers

Arts, Culture & Media

The price of rice

Anchor Lisa Mullins gets some perspective on the rising cost of rice from California grocer Ernesto Ramirez who explains why some customers are buying more rice even as the price increases.

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Global Politics

Russia Digs in Over Syria

Vyacheslav Nikonov is the former deputy head of the Russian parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee. He speaks with anchor Marco Werman about Russia's position that Syria rebels are responsible for poison gas attacks on civilians.