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Monkeys Also Want To Eat Like The Locals

When monkeys move to a new place, they want to eat what the locals are eating, a new study finds. It's among the first to see strong social behaviors in eating among wild animals.
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White House: Evidence Syria Used Chemical Weapons

The administration has warned Syria against using chemical weapons but does not say how this might change U.S. policy toward the Syrian regime.
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David Rohde: "Beyond War: Reimagining American Influence In A New Middle East" (Rebroadcast)

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Rohde on how Islam is being reimagined in countries across the Middle East and what the changes mean for U.S. influence in the region.

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Update On The Escalating Crisis In Syria.

Conflict in Syria: Lebanon is hit by deadly rocket fire, the EU ends its ban on arms to rebels, and Senator John McCain makes a surprise visit. Please join us to discuss the escalating crisis.

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Mo Ibrahim: The 'Bill Gates Of Africa'

Mobile communications entrepreneur, billionaire, and philanthropist, Mohamed 'Mo' Ibrahim is optimistic about the continent's future. He's invested millions of dollars to support good governance there. Host Michel Martin sits down with Ibrahim to talk about Africa's economic and social development.
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Rape Of Five-Year-Old Incites Rage In India

The brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in India has caused a public outcry there, and led to the arrest of two men. Host Michel Martin speaks with Anand Giridharadas, columnist at The New York Times about what the case says about how India handles sexual assault crimes.
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Google Agrees To Change Display Of Search Results In Europe

Among other things, the tech giant says it will more clearly label results from its own services and more prominently display competitors' results.
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Friday News Roundup - International

The U.S. is pressing for a comprehensive United Nations investigation of chemical weapons use in Syria. Canada foils a terror plot to derail a passenger train. And the deadly collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh. A panel of journalists provides analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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