In response to the threat of violence by anti-Assad jihadi rebel fighters, Syria's Kurdish population has been flooding from
that war-torn nation. Many ended up fleeing to Northern Iraq, where they were originally welcomed by the regional government.
But as Margaret Warner reports, that sentiment and safety has begun to wane.
Tens of thousands of mourners gathered at a Johannesburg stadium to mark the death of Nelson Mandela. President Barack Obama
joined other world leaders in attending the memorial and eulogizing the former leader of South Africa. Gwen Ifill discusses
the event with Charlayne Hunter-Gault, special correspondent for NBC News.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Budget Committee chairs Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., reached an agreement
for a two-year budget deal. Also, two French soldiers were killed by gunmen in the Central African Republic while in in the
capital city of Bangui as part of the operation to disarm sectarian fighters.
Ireland is asking its own citizens to move away, the Financial Times reports. In a controversial effort to reduce its unemployment
and welfare costs, the Irish government is sending letters to about 6,000 unemployed people, urging them to take jobs in other