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A Look At Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Candidate

On Monday, the Muslim Brotherhood announced their candidate Mohamed Morsi had won the presidential elections in Egypt, defeating the former prime minister during President Hosni Mubarak's regime. The 60-year-old, American-educated engineer represents the Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party. Official results are due Thursday. Melissa Block speaks with Samer Shehata, Assistant Professor of Arab Politics at Georgetown University, about Morsi's life and political agenda if elected President.
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Two Prominent Museum Directors Encourage 'New Ways Of Thinking'

Host Michel Martin speaks with the directors of the National Museum of African Art and the National Museum of the American Indian. Both institutions are celebrating important anniversaries this year.
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The Epic 2,200-Mile Tour De France Is Also A Test Of Epic Eating

Tour de France cyclists need to eat up to 9,000 calories a day to maintain their health and weight during the race. But many teams hire chefs to elevate the meals to gourmet status.
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California Nurses Union Braces For Contract Battle

The largest union of nurses in California starts contract negotiations Thursday with Kaiser Permanente's hospitals. Talks went smoothly four years ago, but this round will likely be more contentious.
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A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone

In the digital age, our online accounts don't die with us. A proposed law might determine what does happen to them. But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.

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