FROM Warren Strobel
North Korea Agrees to Close Nuclear Reactor for Oil At the six-party talks in Beijing, North Korea has agreed to a phased shutdown of its nuclear program in exchange for aid, including tons of fuel oil. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called the agreement a positive move by Pyongyang, but former UN Ambassador John Bolton, long-time critic of North Korea, calls it a "very bad deal." Warren Stroble is Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent for the McClatchy News Service .
A Climate Change Deal in China, and Calls for Change in Mexico The historic deal between the US and China promises to set the most ambitious carbon reduction standards ever from the world’s top two greenhouse gas producers. Also, the case of 43 missing students in Mexico has made headlines around the world. What would it take to break the hold of drugs and political corruption in Mexico?