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Egyptian Activist Discusses Recent Elections

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Throughout the Egyptian revolution, Dalia Zaida was out in the streets, calling for the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Once that change came to Egypt, she and other young revolutionaries founded a new moderate, secular political party. Now it seems that the revolution cleared the way not for secular parties like hers, but for Islamist ones. Melissa Block speaks with Zaida for her reaction to the electoral victories expected for the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafist parties.
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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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Squeezed By Drought, California Farmers Switch To Less Thirsty Crops

Water scarcity is leading farmers away from planting staples and towards planting higher-value, lower-water specialty crops. Think wine grapes and pomegranates instead of citrus and avocados.
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Obama's Trip To Africa & Foreign Aid

By visiting Africa this month, President Obama is drawing attention to one of the diplomatic tools that most directly shapes America's relationships with other countries: foreign aid and assistance. But now all policy makers at home feel the United States is pursuing the soundest strategy when it comes to providing aid abroad. We explore the issue with the official in charge of the Africa portfolio for the United States Agency for International Development.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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