Speaking multiple languages is like exercise for your brain, according to new research. Studies say it can improve multitasking and may even delay Alzheimer’s. The latest on the impact of bilingualism on the brain.
President Obama accepts the Nobel Peace Prize. General Petraeus tells Congress things in Afghanistan will get worse before they improve. And the U.K. government proposes a one-time 50 percent tax on bankers’ bonuses. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.
- Nancy Youssef Pentagon correspondent, McClatchy newspapers.
- Moises Naim editor in chief, "Foreign Policy" magazine.
- Bryan Bender national security reporter, The Boston Globe.
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