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"Net Neutrality" is being batted around Washington lately, so we're going to have a primer on it and how America's approach to net neutrality compares to other countries around the globe. Plus, South Korea comes to a standstill as high school students take their entrance exams for college, and police patrol the streets making sure the noise level stays low.
And, cheap Barbie dolls are flying off the shelves in Venezuela.
Climate change tops The World today with a focus on the deal inked Wednesday by two of the globe's biggest polluters — the United States and China. Also, the man behind a phone hotline to help African immigrants in New York deal with the stigma of Ebola. And, we take you bike-friendly Holland, where the bike paths are made of special solar panels.
A veteran for the US military was deported back to Mexico after his service. Among other things, he lost his medical benefits. Now, a movement is afoot to ensure deported veterans get those benefits. Plus, family members of a private in the US Army during World War I travel to Belgium to learn more about him and his service
President Obama heads to China to meet with leaders from many Asian nations, but American corporations may not be following his lead. There's evidence that some are giving up on China as a place to do business. Plus, how two best friends first met when the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago. And, India's Prime Minister appoints a Yoga Minister.
Hundreds of websites on the dark web, part of the internet inhabited by cyber-criminals and pedophiles, were taken down today in a huge operation between European and US agencies. And one year after a typhoon hit the Philippines, all the houses in Tacloban were destroyed or washed away. A rare spot of good news is that now they have space to plant gardens for food.
Plus, the North Korean embassy in London hosts an art show opening.
How the fight over the legality of a kid's passport issued in Jerusalem is making waves in Washington. Plus, women in France are fed up paying higher prices for products. And the art of translating hit TV shows for Russian audiences.