Many Americans fear that Mexico is a state on the verge of failure, but major changes are underway. We hear about education, investment and the astonishing drop in illegal immigration to the United States. Also, President Karzai’s half-brother is killed in Afghanistan, and the light-bulb battle on Capitol Hill.
Immigration from Mexico Slows
From this Episode:
House GOP Tries to Dim the Lights on Light Bulb Efficiency
In 2007, George W. Bush signed a bipartisan bill to set national standards for energy efficiency. Federal law now requires that light bulbs use 25 to 30 percent less energy...
Karzai's Half-brother Is Killed in Afghanistan
Ahmed Wali Karzai, half-brother of Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, was shot to death today by an associate so trusted he was allowed to bring a pistol into Wali...