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Chinese Astronauts Dock With Orbiting Space Lab

The three-person crew includes China's second female astronaut, being billed as the country's "first teacher in space."
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Friday News Roundup - International

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including the Obama administration's decision to send weapons to Syrian rebels, the Turkish government meeting with protesters, and Iran’s presidential election.


Turkey's Prime Minister Issues Warning To 'Lawbreakers'

Talking tough, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the situation at Taksim Square would be resolved in 24 hours.

Once Home To A Dreaded Drug Lord, Medellin Remakes Itself

The Colombian city was the world's murder capital in the 1990s, but it managed to turn its fortunes around. Homicides were cut by 80 percent and made big gains on a number of fronts. But the city still faces many challenges in a region plagued by violence.

Strike By French Air Traffic Controllers Ends

French air traffic controllers are back in their towers. They had been on strike for two days — forcing the cancellation of more than 2,000 flights. But the issues at stake remain unresolved and affect the entire continent. They center on plans to reorganize and streamline the control of European airspace.