We'll look into where German Chancellor Angela Merkel might lead the European Union, now that Germany has taken on the presidency of the EU. Also: filmmaker Bahman Farmanara, who's been called "the Iranian Woody Allen." Novelist Jonathan Lethem comes out in support of plagiarism. And an economist explains how economics affect our everyday lives, from rush-hour traffic to the price of coffee.
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