Mexico is electing a new president Sunday, and voters appear ready to reject the ruling party led by outgoing President Felipe Calderon because many Mexicans believe his anti-drug campaign has done more harm than good. Guest host David Greene speaks with NPR's Carrie Kahn about the politics.
France seems a peaceful island in the debt storm that rages in Europe. As NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports, there have been no cutbacks to speak of, and people, especially in the glittering city of Paris, continue to enjoy the good life.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is back in Washington after a long day of negotiating over Syria Saturday. The watered-down agreement was quickly dismissed by the Syrian rebels. NPR's Michele Kelemen spoke with Clinton before she boarded her flight home.
China's President Hu Jintao has sworn in a new leader for Hong Kong amid large public protests. The island is marking the 15th anniversary of its return to Chinese sovereignty at a time when mistrust toward China is at its highest level since Hong Kong's handover in 1997.
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