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2005 marks a record year for the number and strength of hurricanes originating in the Atlantic Ocean. Jeffrey Kaye of KCET-Los Angeles reports from Guatemala, a country hit particularly hard by the massive storms.

Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen held for three years as an enemy combatant suspected of planning a "dirty bomb" attack on the United States, has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder and aid terrorists overseas, the Justice Department said.

Suicide bomb attacks and other forms of violence have more than doubled this year in Afghanistan. A U.S. military officer who served in Afghanistan and a journalist who covers the region discuss possible causes for the upsurge.