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  • February 22, 2013  

    In other new Friday, the FDA approved a first-of-its kind breast cancer drug called Kadcyla for advanced, aggressive forms of the disease. Also, a winter storm continued to whip across the Midwest, taking four lives. The storm is expected to make its way to the Northeast and New England this weekend. Continue reading

  • February 22, 2013  

    When Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with President Obama, China’s economy and geopolitical concerns were the main topics of discussion. To examine the flare-up between Japan and China, Margaret Warner talks to Mike Mochizuki, author of "The New Strategic Triangle: The U.S.-Japan Alliance and the Rise of China." Continue reading

  • February 22, 2013  

    After being charged with his girlfriend’s murder, Olympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been released on bail. Rohit Kachroo of Independant Televiison News reports from Pretoria, South Africa. Continue reading

  • February 22, 2013  

    Although there is no current evidence of domestic abuse in the murder case against Oscar Pistorius, the death of Reeva Steencamp has shed light on a national problem in South Africa: the high rate of violence against women. Ray Suarez talks with journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault about this disturbing trend. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2013    

    Warning: Some images in the slide show are graphic. Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic recently spent a month on the frontlines of the war in Syria. Below is his account of what he saw. By Goran Tomasevic of Reuters DAMASCUS, Syria … Continue reading

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    “As in the ruins of Beirut, Sarajevo or Stalingrad, it is a sniper’s war; men stalk their fellow man down telescopic sights, hunting a glimpse of flesh, an eyeball peering from a crack,” writes Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic about Syria. Warning: Some images are graphic. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2013  

    In other new Thursday, a winter storm whipped across the middle part of the United States, bringing heavy snow, freezing rain, thunder, and lightning. Also, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO teamed up to call for a new visa program for lower-skilled workers. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2013  

    The explosion of at least three car bombs rocked the Syrian capital of Damascus, killing more than 50 people and injuring hundreds. Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News reports. Margaret Warner talks with Zeina Karam of the Associated Press about the way Damascus represents the "end game" for the rebel forces. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2013    

    Secretary of State John Kerry emphasized the need for the United States to get its finances in order, else it will look weak abroad, in a speech he delivered at the University of Virginia on Wednesday — his first major policy address since becoming secretary at the end of January. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2013  

    Automatic spending cuts will take effect in March if a budget deal cannot be reached. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said he may resort to furloughing the department’s civilian workers. Judy Woodruff assesses what the cuts would mean for the U.S. military with Ashton Carter, deputy secretary of defense. Continue reading