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Who Will Destroy Syria's Chemical Weapons? Not Albania

The United Nations has outlined a detailed plan for disposing of the deadly agents outside Syria, but so far there are no takers for the task.
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Letters From Parents To Their Kids That'll Make You Smile (Or Cry)

Tough parents and tough kids often struggle to express love without, well, saying it aloud. Here are two stories about trying to break emotional barriers.
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Bringing Peace To The Democratic Republic Of Congo

After two years of conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the largest group of insurgents, M23, laid down their arms, offering a surprising ray of hope in the region.

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What To Do About Workplace Bullying

The allegation of bullying among Miami Dolphins players is raising questions about harassment on the job in a variety of workplaces. We look at what constitutes workplace bullying and what to do about it.

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Michigan Man Charged With Murder In Shooting Death On Porch

Prosecutors in Michigan are charging a man with second-degree murder over an incident in which Renisha McBride, 19, was shot in the face after knocking on a door in a suburb west of Detroit. Theodore Wafer has reportedly told police that he feared a break-in.
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Young Maasai Activist Challenges Circumcision Tradition

The African Maasai ethnic group is known for its deep roots in tradition and culture, including rights of passage for men and female circumcision. Now, young Maasai woman Nice Nailantei Leng'ete is crusading for alternative rites of passage and empowering young girls to continue their education in Kenya. She tells Michel Martin how she stood her ground to promote the dangers of female genital cutting.Note: This conversation may not be comfortable for all listeners.
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Can President Obama Get Back In The Game After Health Care 'Fumble'?

President Obama admitting to fumbling the ball on the healthcare website. But is 'sorry' enough - or does someone have to be sidelined? Host Michel Martin talks to the Barbershop guys about the week's news. Writer Jimi Izrael, Corey Dade of The Root, law professor Paul Butler and healthcare consultant Neil Minkoff weigh in.
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UK Minister On Keeping The Faith At Home And Abroad

Whether tackling Islamophobia in her home country or Christian persecution worldwide, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi - the UK's first ever Minister of State for Faith and Communities - has a lot on her plate. She speaks with host Michel Martin about her duties in office and balancing the tightrope between church and state.
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Music Lifts NASA Administrator's Spirits

NASA administrator.Charles F. Bolden, Jr. shares some of his worldly music selections in Tell Me More's occasional series In Your Ear.
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We Beheaded The Wrong Man, Syrian Terrorists Say

Apparently thinking he was a fighter loyal to President Bashar Assad, one Islamist militant group executed a commander from another anti-Assad militia. An apology has been offered.

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