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  • March 13, 2012    

    Most of the prized minerals needed to make high-tech products such as hybrid car batteries and cell phones come from China. But limits China is placing on those materials are making it harder for U.S. manufacturers to compete, said President Obama when he announced a new trade case against China on Tuesday. Continue reading

  • March 13, 2012  

    Attempting to calm anti-American rage in Afghanistan after a U.S. soldier allegedly killed 16 civilians Sunday, President Obama condemned the killings again Tuesday, calling the attacks “outrageous” and directing the Pentagon to conduct a thorough investigation. Judy Woodruff reports on the latest. Continue reading

  • March 13, 2012  

    Judy Woodruff and The Washington Post’s Craig Whitlock discuss what’s known about the U.S. soldier who allegedly killed 16 Afghan civilians on Sunday. Continue reading

  • March 13, 2012  

    In other news Tuesday, Republican hopeful Rick Santorum hoped to win primaries in both Alabama and Mississippi to help close some of the delegate advantage held by Mitt Romney. Also, the U.S., Japan and the EU filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over China’s curbs on exporting rare earth metals. Continue reading

  • March 13, 2012  

    Promoting produce from Fukushima, a Tokyo store lists the cesium levels beside the price — just one way life has changed a year after an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident struck Japan. In the final report in his series, Miles O’Brien examines food-safety concerns and a cottage industry of testing groceries for radiation. Continue reading

  • March 12, 2012    

    In the second installment of a three-part series on Japan’s recovery, Miles O’Brien reports on Japanese residents who are struggling to clean up contaminated farms, roads and school yards after the massive earthquake, tsunami and resulting nuclear disaster struck Japan … Continue reading

  • March 12, 2012    

    On Sunday, an American Army staff sergeant allegedly left his base in southern Afghanistan, went into homes in a nearby village, and shot and killed at least 16 people including women and children. The soldier, now in U.S. custody, is under investigation. We’ve compiled some reaction and resources. Continue reading

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    Protests across North Africa and the Middle East gained steam after revolts toppled leaders in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. Track all of the unrest in our interactive timeline.

  • March 12, 2012  

    Anti-American rage was blistering Monday in Afghanistan after a lone U.S. soldier allegedly shot and killed 16 Afghans late Saturday in two villages near Kandahar. The Taliban assured revenge. Ray Suarez reports on American response amid escalating tension and declining support for the war. Continue reading

  • March 12, 2012  

    At the U.N. Monday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemned the killing of 16 Afghan civilians near Kandahar, calling the alleged attack by a U.S. soldier “inexplicable.” Gwen Ifill, RAND Corporation’s Seth Jones and New America Foundation’s Steve Clemons discuss the additional strain on already tense U.S.-Afghan relations. Continue reading