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Syria, Bahrain Still Feel Arab Spring Aftershocks

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The Arab Spring is in its second autumn, but violent upheaval in Syria and Bahrain indicates the uprisings are not over. Guest host Celeste Headlee discusses what's in store for two countries the U.N. calls the biggest human rights offenders. She speaks with Al Jazeera's Abderrahim Foukara and Maren Turner of Freedom Now.
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Until Guardians of the Galaxy came along, this year's box office figures were the worst in years. But critic Bob Mondello says there are bound to be some fall films that get pulses pounding again.
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Saffron, vanilla, palm oil, cacao and cottonseed oil are still picked by hand in some parts of the world. Sometimes that manual labor shows up in the price of the food; sometimes it doesn't.
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Obama Fires Opening Salvo In Fall Congressional Campaign

At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
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