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Making voting choices in Afghanistan

| Sep 19, 2005
Yesterday Afghanistan held its first parliamentary elections in 25 years; Vote counting starts tomorrow, and will take weeks. Miranda Kennedy reports that economics and violence were considered before votes were cast.

Stalemate in Germany

| Sep 19, 2005
Challenger Angela Merkel's party won just three more seats than Chancellor Gerhard Schröeder's — and both have claimed victory. The uncertainty could have repercussions for the United States. Stephen Beard reports.

Filling up in France

| Sep 19, 2005
Communters in Europe are feeling the pain of gas prices. $7 a gallon pain. Eleanor Beardsley reports that even jaded drivers are considering making changes.

The Loh Down

| Sep 19, 2005
From deep in the San Fernando Valley, destined for a movieplex, it's commentator Sandra Tsing Loh and the March of the Loh Family.

Compelled to give

| Sep 19, 2005
Stacy Palmer, editor of the <em>Chronicle of Philanthropy</em>, tells host Lisa Napoli about what makes people want to give during an emergency.

The Sloan Sessions

| Sep 19, 2005
Alan Sloan tells host Scott Jagow that the US Government will likely have to borrow the billions of dollars it has earmarked for Katrina relief &#8212; and what all that red ink might mean.
Posted In: Wall Street

Que Syrah Syrah

| Sep 19, 2005
For decades, Latino farm labor has been the backbone of the wine industry in the western US. Now a growing number of former pickers are becoming winemakers themselves. Rachael McDonald reports from Washington's Columbia River Valley.

North Korea to scrap nuclear weapons program

| Sep 19, 2005
North Korea said today it will end its nuclear weapons program. The US and other members of the 6-party talks say they'll provide the nation with oil, aid and security. South Korea is, well, giddy. Jocelyn Ford reports.

The next German Chancellor?

| Sep 19, 2005
Angela Merkel claims victory in yesterday's German elections. But the vote tally is awfully close, and Gerhard Schr&ouml;der isn't admitting defeat. Kyle James reports.
Posted In: Canada

To the moon

| Sep 19, 2005
Today NASA will outline plans to send man back to the moon. Brett Neely looks at how much the effort could cost and whether the government can afford it.

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