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Venezuela's socialist government and its opponents are spending millions of dollars to win over Internet users, with President Hugo Chavez Twittering to over 234,000 fans. Reese Erlich reports.
Two big auto companies are nearly ready to launch electric vehicles for the American market: GM's Chevy Volt debuts in November, Nissan's Leaf rolls out a month later; but is American ready to make the transition from gasoline-fueled cars to ones powered by electric batteries? Sarah Gardner reports.
Thirteen years ago, events in Thailand led to the Asian financial crisis, and today much of it is under a state of emergency after two months of anti-government protests that have left dozens dead. Rob Schmitz reports.
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