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Transcript: President Obama's Address To The Nation On Syria

Transcript of President Obama's Sept. 10 speech on the situation in Syria.
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New Head Of Olympic Committee Faces A Number Of Challenges

The International Olympic committee (IOC) has elected a new president, Thomas Bach of Germany. He assumes leadership of an organization that faces criticism over politics, costs and what some view as its insular approach to which sports are offered during the games. The new president succeeds Jacques Rogge, who lead the IOC for 12 years.
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Sen. Casey: Military Force Should Still Be An Option In Syria

Audie Cornish talks with Democratic Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, about the latest developments on U.S.-Syria policy.
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Getting Rid Of Syria's Chemical Weapons Would Be Difficult

Robert Siegel talks with Amy Smithson, senior fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, about the challenges of locating and removing chemical weapons in Syria.
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What Are Russia's Motives In Syria Negotiations?

Robert Siegel talks to former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott about Russia's plan for Syrian chemical weapons disarmament.
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U.N. Study Finds High Rates Of Rape In Asian Countries

A new study finds extremely high rates of rape in six Asian and Pacific countries.
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White House Shifts Syria Proposal From Strike To Weapons Surrender

President Obama is scheduled to address the nation on Tuesday night about the situation in Syria and the U.S. role in the face of a chemical attack. So far, he's made little headway persuading the American people and Congress that the U.S. needs to act.
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Senate Waits On Possible Diplomatic Solution In Syria

The U.S. and its allies await details of Russia's proposal to place Syria's chemical weapons arsenal under UN supervision. Meanwhile, senior Obama administration officials are continuing to press for congressional approval of a potential military strike against the Bashar al-Assad regime for its alleged use of chemical weapons in August.
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Beijing To Crack Down On Social Media 'Slanderous Rumors'

A new interpretation of existing law would make writing a defamatory post that's read by more than 5,000 people or shared by more than 500 punishable by up to 10 years in jail.
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In Argentina, A Winter Heat Wave Brings Record Highs

It's still officially wintertime in Buenos Aires, but the city is in a record heat wave. Tuesday's high was 34.4 degrees Celsius (94 degrees Fahrenheit), the hottest September temperature since 1940.

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