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Brazil's Rising Star

December 12, 2010

As the U.S. and most of the world's countries limp along after the crippling recession, Brazil is off and running with jobs, industry, and resources. Steve Kroft reports on 60 Minutes.


Extra: Hard Times Ahead for Brazil?

Eduardo Bueno is a popular author and commentator on Brazilian culture. He tells Steve Kroft Brazil is in for hard times when President Luiz Inacio Lula aa Silva leaves office.


Extra: Meet Brazil's Richest Man

Businessman Eikie Batista may be the richest man in Brazil, but as Steve Kroft finds out, he aspires to more.

John Boehner: The Next Speaker of the House

December 12, 2010

Rep. John Boehner will become the speaker of the House next month, but few know this Ohio Republican beyond his life in Washington. Lesley Stahl profiles the congressman on 60 Minutes.


Extra: The Boehners' Love Story

How did Mr. and Mrs. Boehner meet? Lesley Stahl gets the answer from John and Debbie Boehner.


Extra: Boehner Back Home

Rep. John Boehner, the incoming speaker of the House, visits his hometown of Reading, Ohio, with correspondent Lesley Stahl.


Extra: Boehner And The Tea Party

Rep. John Boehner, the incoming speaker of the House, talks to Lesley Stahl about the new members of his caucus, some of whom are close to the Tea Party.

Extra: Boehner on Tax Deal

Rep. John Boehner, the incoming speaker of the House, tells Lesley Stahl he is for the tax deal that has been reached with President Obama, but that he's not sure it'll pass.

Shocking Interview with Bill Murphy about Gold

We Need to Kill the Guy!

Another public call for WikiLeaks head Julian Assange's assassination.

Former President Clinton Gives White House Briefing

President Obama brings former President Bill Clinton to the podium at a White House briefing, then leaves Clinton to carry on without him!

Ron Paul Is Exactly Right on WikiLeaks

Says Daniel Ellsberg

Honolulu District 1 Candidate Forum, December 13

All 14 Honolulu County District 1 councilmember candidates are scheduled to participate in a forum at the Waianae Satellite Office Multipurpose Room, 85-670 Farrington Hwy, Waianae, HI 96792, on Monday, December 13, 2010. District 1 is the west side of Oahu, consisting of Ewa, Ewa Beach, Honouliuli, West Loch, Kapolei, Kalaeloa (Barber's Point), Honokai Hale and Nanakai Gardens, Ko'Olina, Nanakuli, Wai'anae, Makaha, Keaau, and Makua.

The forum will be livestreamed at http://www.thehawaiiindependent.com/, provided the wireless operates properly.

Questions for the candidates can be submitted in advance here.

This race is important to not only District 1 residents, but all of Hawaii, and in particular those on Oahu. D R Horton, a Mainland outfit, wants some of the world's best agricultural land, located in District 1, destroyed forever by their Hoopili development. To do this, they must go through the City Council, which can stop them. The rail project, which is the most expensive per capita in the nation, will be deliberated on by the Council, where what's truly best for the people, rather than what will line the pockets of special interests, just might be considered, with whom District 1 voters elect being a significant factor.

Off Wif Dare 'Eads!

British students are mad as hell after their House of Commons tripled college tuitions.

Baywatch Bombshell Says TSA Singled Her Out for XXX-Ray Scanner

Then Acted Like Frat Boys

Indian Ambassador to U.S. Outraged over 'Humiliating' TSA Search

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