Republicans challenge President on healthcare, unemployment
Ahead of the State of the Union address, Republican Senator Roy Blunt challenges President Obama on healthcare issues. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Four Rescued From Crashed Plane
Two men pulled four people out of a burning airplane after it crashed while making an emergency landing near Birmingham, Alabama. (Aug. 1)
Kabam targets Asia with Alibaba partnership
The CEO of free-to-play game specialist Kabam discusses the firm’s Asia expansion drive and how it plans to put a $120 million investment from China e-commerce giant Alibaba to good use.
China says Islamist militants kill pro-Beijing imam in Xinjiang
Chinese authorties say three suspected Islamist militants armed with knives and axes killed the imam of China's biggest mosque in the western region of Xinjiang. Sarah Toms reports.
Taiwan gas blast kills 22, injures 270
A Taiwanese government agency says that an explosion caused by a gas leak in the country's second city killed 22 people, injured 270 and sent flames shooting 15 storeys into the air. Sarah Toms reports.
Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden
New audio has emerged of former President Bill Clinton in 2001, saying he could have killed Osama Bin Laden. The former President made the comment the day before the September 11th attacks. (Aug. 1)
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat
A couple whose son was killed while fighting in Iraq have channeled their grief into action, building and maintaining a bed and breakfast in Michigan. Blum's Landing is free of charge for anyone who served in the military after Sept. 11, 2001. (Aug. 1)
At least 20 dead in gas explosion in southern Taiwan
Asia Week Ahead: Can China trade add to the recovery tale?
Amid a slew of policy decisions and results from regional corporate titans, keep an eye on China trade data, which has so far failed to cooperate with the recovery narrative spun by other indicators. Jon Gordon reports.
Today in History for August 1st
Highlights of this day in history: A shooting rampage takes place at the University of Texas clock tower; Germany declares war on Russia in World War I; Adolf Hitler opens the Berlin Olympics; Author Herman Melville born; MTV debuts. (Aug. 1)