General motors have developed a car that can drive itself in the US. 'The Boss' uses technology such as GPS and radars to navigate its way around. This type of technology is not unheard of in modern cars; it is likely that the car will be available to the masses in approximately 10 years time.
"The era of US economic dominance is rapidly coming to an end." The host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS and an editor at large for Time magazine, charts the fall of America's dominance and the simultaneous rise of the rest of the world in today’s global markets. He points out how the collapse of communism and the Soviet empire as well as the rise of global markets has leveled the playing field for many other countries around the world.
North Korea has lost its "Dear Leader," despot Kim Jong Il, who passed away Saturday morning at age 69. The country's state news agency confirmed the news on Monday, noting that the dictator suffered an "advanced acute myocardial infarction, complicated with a serious heart shock." CNN's Monita Rajpaul talks with Professor John Delury of Yonsei University about Kim Jong Il's family and who will hold power.
The world's population is expected to hit seven billion in the next few weeks. After growing very slowly for most of human history, the number of people on Earth has more than doubled in the last 50 years. As the global population hits 7 billion in the coming days, nations can take steps to tackle critical challenges and prepare for the arrival of billions more people this century, the United Nations said Wednesday.