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  • December 14, 2012  

    Though largely unified during the Arab Spring, Egyptians find themselves again divided, with liberal and secular groups worried that President Mohammed Morsi and Islamist groups would have too much power if the proposed constitution is passed, and others supporting his actions. Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2012    

    At-risk countries listed in this year’s Global Trends report. Click on the map for a larger version. Every four years, after the U.S. president is elected, the National Intelligence Council comes out with an outlook on the world’s changing dynamics … Continue reading

  • December 13, 2012    

    Veronica Alebo, a young Burkitt’s lymphoma patient, has a large tumor in her abdomen. She receives treatment at the Uganda Cancer Institute in Kampala. Photo by Jacqueline Koch. This story is part of a series, Cancer’s New Battleground: the Developing … Continue reading

  • December 13, 2012    

    One of Athens’ famous demonstrations. Photos via Twitter by Jeffrey Brown ATHENS — I know from reading Homer: The gods were having a bit of fun with me. We had been kidding John Psaropoulos, the local producer we’re working with, … Continue reading

  • December 13, 2012  

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai to discuss a timeline for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the region by 2014, putting pressure on Afghanistan to rectify its relationship with Pakistan and find a political solution to the ongoing conflict between the two countries. Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2012  

    Having been an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia is now watching the leader lose ground to the rebels. Judy Woodruff talks to Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, who says that while Russia is not supporting Assad, it remains strong in its rejection of outside military intervention in Syria. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2012  

    In other news Thursday, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice withdrew her name from consideration as a replacement for outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Rice received criticism from leading Republicans in Congress for what they cited as her poor response to attacks on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2012  

    Two years ago, an Afghan peace process was not a realistic prospect for a region plagued by war. Margaret Warner talks to U.S. special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman about his role in making contact and engaging in talks with Taliban officials, and what to expect as U.S. prepares to withdraw troops by 2014. Continue reading

  • December 12, 2012    

    Jodie Wu’s path to helping people in Tanzania started when she was nine years old. At that young age, the Conyers, Ga., native started working as a cashier and hostess in her parents’ Chinese restaurant. She watched them go to … Continue reading

  • December 12, 2012    

    As the death toll from cholera continues to mount in Haiti nearly three years after the tragic earthquake, results from a successful vaccine pilot project earlier this year are providing some hope for Haitians and international health officials. The story is a follow-up to Special Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro’s in-depth report about on-going efforts to treat those who are ill and improve sanitation in the country.
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