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Melting Permafrost

For today's Geo Quiz, we head to the frozen north. We have heard a lot about the problem of melting ice as climate change warms up the Arctic. But scientists are also worried about something else that is melting up there — permafrost.

Another recall of Chinese-made toys

The world's top toymaker, Mattel, said it would recall more than 800,000 Chinese-made toys because of too much lead in the paint. This is the third mass recall of Chinese-made products in less than six weeks. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mary Gallagher, an expert in Chinese labor issues.

The World - Episode 20071101 - China's image makeover

A new law in effect in China today requires officials there to provide accurate and timely information about public emergencies. Up to now, Chinese officials often kept important public safety information under wraps for fear of losing their jobs. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad about the new law.