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Politics

Greener gadgets from Belgium

Gadgets often contain all kinds of things that are potentially harmful to the environment. It's also a tough industry to evaluate when it comes to fair trade practices. Clark Boyd reports on how one company in Belgium is trying to address those issues.

Conflict & Justice

Green electronics for the US

The US based non-profit Green Electronics Council is trying to make the electronics industry more environmentally friendly. Sarah O'Brien, communications director of the council speaks with Lisa Mullins about efforts to green the electronics industry.

Politics

Learning to speak diplomatically

192 countries want to be understood at the United Nations. Many there use English. Some non-English speakers get coaching on how to assert themselves in English, or butt in without sounding rude. Alex Gallafent joins the classroom instruction.

Politics

Peace talks and the settlements issue

The self-imposed moratorium on construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem is set to end on Sunday. The president of the Palestinian Authority says he'll quit the peace talks if the freeze ends, Israel says it won't extend it. Matthew Bell reports.

Politics

Mexican journalists seek asylum

Four Mexican journalists seeking political asylum in the United States pleaded their case at a news conference in El Paso, Texas Tuesday. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Carlos Spector, the attorney who represents the four journalists.