North Korea defies UN warnings and conducts it third nuclear test. We find out how China is responding to Pyongyang’s flexing of military muscle. Also, the scramble in Europe to respond to the growing horsemeat scandal there. And bourbon distiller Maker’s Mark dilutes its product to meet growing global demand.
North Korea is being widely condemned for conducting a nuclear test Tuesday. The test poses a special challenge to North Korea’s traditional ally, China.
Ambassador Stephen Bosworth served as President Obama’s Special Representative for North Korea. He tells host Marco Werman that Pyongyang’s missile test is evidence that North Korea is inching ever closer to its nuclear goal.
He speaks Latin, he tweets in Latin, he even brought back the Latin mass. Now Pope Benedict has resigned in Latin, and not everyone understood what he was saying.
Europe’s horsemeat scandal grows by the day, with leaders there now calling for a second emergency food summit. Horsemeat has now been found in frozen lasagnas and other products supposedly containing beef in England, Ireland, France and Sweden.
Global demand for the American spirit, bourbon, is up, way up. So much so that the bourbon distiller, Maker’s Mark, announced that it must dilute its recipe to keep up with this global demand.
American-born al-Qaeda leader Anwar Al Awlaki was killed by US drone strikes in Yemen in September 2011. It turns out that the CIA may have gotten help from a Danish double-agent to get to their target.
The special tribunal in Guantanamo trying five suspects in the 9/11 attacks resumed Tuesday. It was suspended Monday over defense attorneys complaints about possible infractions of client confidentiality.
Hunting with falcons is a passion for many in the United Arab Emirates. Falcons are prized animals there, and can cost tens of thousands of dollars — which is why there’s a state-of-the-art facility to help care for them.
Our Geo Quiz takes you to Myanmar’s cultural capital, Mandalay. It’s a modern city that’s home to many traditional artists and performers, museums and monasteries. Bruce Wallace traveled there to see how the political changes happening elsewhere in the country are impacting Mandalay.