For 100 days in 1994, Rwandans killed each other at a rate of 10,000 a day. Today the country tries to heal its wounds and deal with the consequences of the slaughter. "We have a nation to build," says Anglican Bishop John Rucyahana. "We cannot wait until we forget the genocide."
"We're feeding people now who are employed full time and can't make ends meet … There's been an outpouring of generosity from people saying I want to make sure my neighbors don't starve."
"Our job is to take an illiterate woman and make her into an engineer in six months," says social activist Bunker Roy, founder of the Barefoot College. Students come from villages across India and a dozen other countries.
We have a report today from one of the neediest countries on earth -- Haiti in the Caribbean. Fred de Sam Lazaro visited the city of Gonaives, with its desperate people and everywhere -- mud.
On the campaign trail, both John McCain and Barack Obama have referred to America as a force for good in the world. Do Americans agree?
Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with University of Oklahoma professor Allen Hertzke on religion and America's role in the world.
In an interview, Timothy Wirth, president of the United Nations Foundation, describes the role he sees religious groups playing on the world stage, especially on humanitarian issues and climate change.
Despite a divided view of America’s impact on the world, the vast majority of Americans believe the United States has a moral obligation to be engaged on the international stage, according to a new survey.