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Egypt's Mubarak Released From Prison

The former president has been behind bars since the 2011 uprising that ousted him from power. Judges ordered Hosni Mubarak to be kept under house arrest while he awaits a retrial on charges related to the killing of protesters during the uprising.
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Wally Lamb: "We Are Water"

The latest novel by the best-selling author of "She's Come Undone." It’s the story of how a family is changed forever after a flood kills a young mother in a small Connecticut town.

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The Latest Research And Treatment Options For Parkinson's Disease

A new TV show starring Michael J. Fox is about a man living with Parkinson's. Doctors and other experts weigh in on the reality and treatments for this complex neurological disorder.

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New Efforts To Combat Human Trafficking

An estimated 20 million people are trafficked into prostitution or forced labor worldwide. A British survivor tells her story of how she was forced into the sex trade. A panel of guests discusses new efforts to combat modern slavery.

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Washington Dysfunction And U.S. Credibility Abroad

A government shutdown and looming debt crisis are putting American credibility on the line. How dysfunction at home affects U.S. standing abroad.

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Opposition Accuses Syria's Regime Of Chemical Weapons Attack

The United Nation's is calling for an investigation into whether the Syrian government launched a gas attack on suburbs of the capital Damascus. For more, David Greene talks to Abigail Fielding-Smith, who reports on Syria for the Financial Times from Beirut, Lebanon.
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U.N. Inspectors Try To Get To Site Of Alleged Syrian Attack

United Nations Weapons inspectors are already in Syria investigating previous allegations the Assad regime used chemical weapons. Renee Montagne talks to Charles Duelfer, a former U.N. weapons inspector, about this week's apparent evidence of a chemical attack on the outskirts of the capital Damascus.
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Closing Arguments Begin Thursday In Fort Hood Shooting Trial

The court martial of Army Major Nidal Hasan is heading into its final phases at Fort Hood in Texas. Hasan has elected to offer no defense. Closing arguments begin Thursday morning, and then the case is set to go to the jury. Hasan faces the death penalty, accused of massacring 13 people and shooting 32 others.
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Lawyers For Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales To Ask For Leniency

The sentencing hearing for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales continues near Tacoma, Wash. He's pleaded guilty to attacking two Afghan villages last year, massacring 16 men, women and children. Because of the guilty plea, Bales is guaranteed a life sentence. The only question is whether he'll have a chance at parole.
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Manning Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison For Leaks

Army Pvt. Bradley Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in prison by the military judge who convicted him of multiple offenses for providing classified documents to the website Wikileaks.

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