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Obama Considers Training Options For Syrian Rebels

As Congress debates the Obama administration's plans for military action in Syria, the White House is looking at broader options. The president may call on the U.S. military to help build up the Syrian opposition.
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How Concerns For Israel's Security Enters Into Sryria Plan

Renee Montagne talks to analyst David Makovsky of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy about the degree to which concern for Israel is shaping the Obama administration's thinking on Syria.
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Is It Legal For Undocumented Immigrant To Practice Law?

Opponents argue that admitting Sergio Garcia to the bar would violate a federal law prohibiting entities funded with state money from granting undocumented immigrants professional licenses. The California Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case on Wednesday.
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The Wondrous, Melancholy Worlds Of Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki recently announced his intention to stop making feature-length films. His movies taught Code Switch's Kat Chow lessons she didn't learn at school or from family.
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What A Cruise Missile Attack On Syria Would Entail

If the United States were to launch an attack against Syria, how would the U.S. military do it, and what would be the target? Robert Siegel speaks with Michael Eisenstadt, senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, about one likely scenario — a cruise missile attack.
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U.N.: 2 Million Refugees Have Fled Syria

While the United States mulls over the decision to attack Syria, nearly 5,000 people flee that country daily. The United Nations Refugee Agency announced Tuesday that the number of refugees from Syria has reached the 2 million mark. Melissa Block talks to Andrew Harper, who heads the U.N.'s refugee agency in Jordan, about the exodus.
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Egypt Attacks Suspected Militants In Sinai

Egyptian army attack helicopters fired missiles at suspected militants in the Sinai desert Tuesday. The military says at least eight were killed and many more wounded. The army is also moving to seal off the border with the Gaza Strip, and it's destroying smuggling tunnels that have been a major lifeline for Gaza over the past few years.
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California Set To Take Away Boy Scouts' Tax Exemption

California is poised to strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status because of the organization's rules banning gay and lesbian adult leaders. The Boy Scouts recently changed its policy, allowing gay youth to be members. But state lawmakers say the new standard is even worse than the old one. Scout leaders warn the change would cause major damage to a group serving 180,000 California youth. Scott Detrow KQED
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Are Cops Properly Trained To Deal With People With Disabilities?

Ethan Saylor, a young man with Down Syndrome, died after an altercation with police. The case has raised questions about the way cops deal with people who have mental disabilities. Host Michel Martin discusses Saylor's case with parents and a former policeman.

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