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Women in the military

Lieutenant Colonel Jennie Carignan became the first female deputy commanding officer of a combat arms unit in Canada. She's now serving in Kandahar in southern Afghanistan. She spoke to the BBC about how she combines being on the front line and a mother.


Saipan's garment factories

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from the Pacific island of Saipan. It used to host factories that churned out clothes for American consumers. Now the island's economy has collapsed.