April 23, 2009
Posted: 1821 GMT
A few years ago, suicide bombings in Iraq became so commonplace that they often failed to top our rundowns.
Today, after more than a year of a palpable decrease in bloodshed in Iraq, bombings like the ones we saw today once again make big news and cause us to ask a scary question: are the security gains in Iraq already dissolving, little by little, one bombing at a time?
Or, are these the last gasps for air of a wild beast defeated?
Today, a "top Al Qaeda leader" was arrested, according to Iraqi security officials. Will it have any impact on the situation on the ground? We're live in Baghdad with the latest.
Also today, fears of extremism in another part of the world. This time in Pakistan where the Taliban advance is moving the fundementalist group ever closer to Islamabad, the country's capital. We'll take you to Pakistan for a closer look at that story.
Also on tap today, President Obama's latest approval ratings are out. 63% of Americans think Barack Obama is doing a good job. How does it compare to Kennedy, Eisenhower, Clinton and others at the 100 day mark of their mandates? We'll compare the numbers with Bill Schneider.
Speaking of Obama, turns out that picture of him shirtless on the front page of a magazine isn't all that it seems. We'll tell you why critics are upset – and not because the president is wearing next to nothing.
And did you know I-Phone apps (I call them apps cause I'm hip) can be so controversial, Apple is forced to remove them? We'll tell you which one was pulled today after people complained it encouraged infanticide. Can phones make you kill? Hum..
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