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Global bailouts

Europe and Japan have announced their plans to beef up their waning economies with billions of taxpayer dollars. The World's Laura Lynch brings us the details from London.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer postcard

For today's Geo Quiz, we asked what direction you're traveling in if you're crossing the Panama by train from the Pacific to the Atlantic. The answer is northwest. Reporter Murray Carpenter recently took the train ride and sent us an audio postcard.

Arts, Culture & Media

LEGO profits beat recession

In spite of the global recession and tough competition from the computer gaming world, profits for the toymaker LEGO jumped 23 percent during the first half of this year. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Lego's CEO Jorgen Vig Knudstorp.

Politics

Created in China: Part I

China invented paper, printing, the compass and the seismograph, among the first to harness fossil fuels, and map the stars. Then, it lost its innovative edge. Now China hopes to lead the world in creativity. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the story.

Business, Finance & Economics

The Limits of GDP

The recession in the US is technically over. GDP grew at a rate of 3.5% in the last three months ending in September. But there's a growing cadre of economists who say GDP has outlived its usefulness as a gauge of economic health. Jason Margolis has more.