May 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
... droid does. >>> 100 couples in southern china celebrated mother's day in a special way. their children threw them a western wedding complete with white gowns and black tuxes they rode in horse drawn carriages, most are over the age of 60. the organizers wanted to give sons and daughters a way to express their love and respect foir their parents. since the first wedding was traditional chinese, they thought it would be fun to try the western style this go around. thanks for watching, we'll see you back here at 6:00. never in my lifetime did i think i could walk 60 miles in 3 days. if my mom can fight and beat breast cancer, i can walk 60 miles. (woman) the fund-raising was the easiest part. people were very giving. complete strangers wanting to help. i knew someday i was gonna do this walk. if i can do this, you definitely can do this. we can do this. we can all do this together.
Oct 29, 2011 5:30pm PDT
countries are overpumping, china, india, the united states. saudi arabia wanted to be self sufficient, but will soon stop growing wheat because it depleted an underground water source. when it comes to food, the world moved to a more affluent meat based diet t increases pressure on the land, and rising food prices add to food insecurity. >> probably the biggest hurdle is tonight at the dinner table, there will be 219,000 people who were not there last night, and tomorrow night there will be another 219,000 people. >> reporter: it took until 1804 to reach 1 billion people. more than another century to hit the $2 billion mark. then population growth exploded. the most recent billion added in the last dozen years. however, the rate of growth is slowing as more women become better educated and find jobs. but it is more than the sheer number of people on this planet. the pressure also comes from what we make and what we buy. he says that's not slowing down. >> my jeans takes 2,000 gallons of water to make. if 7 billion people want one pair, you're talking 14 trillion gallons of water. you see h
May 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to possibly leave that country. >> at this time, it is the best choice for both sides. china would like to see him go overseas, whether or not he can return to china is still uncertain. >> yesterday, the chinese government announced chen may be able to leave the country to study abroad. u.s. diplomats, including secretary of state hillary clinton who left china today had been negotiating his fate around the clock. there's no word from china on their decision. hillary clinton went to bangladesh to quiet strikes and protest. at least five people died. clinton stressed the importance of unity in the poverty stricken union. she warned of protest to the international community and to investors. [ speaking foreign language ] >> thousands of people marched in tokyo to celebrate a shutdown. crews switched off the last of japan's 50 nuclear reactors. it's the first time in four decades they are not using any e lelectricity from nuclear power. since the earthquake and tsunami, not one of the reactors have been restarted. some want the plants back in operation because of jobs, subsidies and o
Oct 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
see there and hammered the president on china, jobby yaegs and the president's proposal, to increase taxes on people who make more than $250,000 a year. >> then of course he says he is going to raise taxes, does anyone really think raising taxes on anyone helps get more people to work. >> no! >> the president's plan is status quo. more of the same. he calls it forward. i call it forewarned. >> paul ryan was also in ohio today. he told voters in that manufacturing state. and it cost the manufacturing jobs. >>> commander-in-chief is getting help from the boss. bruce springsteen will be on the road this week with former president bill clinton campaigning for president obama. the two will be in parma, ohio, thursday, for a free event open to the public. president clinton is expected to speak to the crowd about the economic choice, voters face in the next month election. springsteen draws a crowd, right, there is no word on whether he will be performing during that time. it appears, tough sanctions against iran might be working. today the iranian foreign ministry said it is ready to show