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Abby Wambach

The soccer star proves she has her head in the game.
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July Was Iraq's Deadliest Month In Five Years

Melissa Block talks to Tim Arango, Baghdad bureau chief for The New York Times, about increasing violence in Iraq.
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From Wrong To Right: A U.S. Apology For Japanese Internment

More than 100,000 people of Japanese descent were put in camps during World War II. Decades later and inspired by the civil rights movement, Japanese-Americans launched a campaign for redress that culminated in an official apology. The community marks the 25th anniversary of that victory this week.
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Maj. Nidal Hasan: A Murderer or Martyr ?

The Barbershop guys talk about the trial of Major Nidal Hasan. He's on trial for a mass shooting at an Army base in 2009 and decided to represent himself. Some have wondered whether that is a wise move. The Barbershop guys weigh in.
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Is Obama Snubbing Russia?

Was President Obama's cancelled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin a silly snub or smart diplomatic strategy? The Barbershop guys offer a fresh cut on the week's news.
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African Diaspora International Film Festival

The 7th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival returns to D.C. with films highlighting the experience of people of African descent and people of color around the world.

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Studying Abroad In The 21st Century

With shorter programs, different majors and more exotic destinations, college study abroad programs have evolved since the days of homestays and year-long immersions.

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Top Egyptian General Reaches Rock Star Status

The head of Egypt's armed forces who orchestrated the military coup that ousted President Morsi is revered by most Egyptians as a national hero. But many analysts there say it's doubtful Gen. Abdel Fattah el Sissi's popularity will translate into votes at the ballot box should he run for president next year.
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Dan Balz: "Collision 2012: Obama Vs. Romney And The Future Of Elections In America" (Rebroadcast)

Behind the scenes of the 2012 presidential race and how the campaigns of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney could shape future American elections.

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Friday News Roundup - International

President Barack Obama cancels talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Yemen claims it foiled a terror plot. And the U.S. extends embassy closures in the Middle East and North Africa. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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