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Which Nations Hate The U.S.? Often Those Receiving U.S. Aid

A recent survey found a strong correlation, particularly in the Muslim world. In Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan and the Palestinian territories, 16 percent or less of the population had a positive impression of the U.S.
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Japanese Commuters Save A Life During Rush Hour

In Japan, a bunch of rush-hour commuters saved a life — and kept the train running nearly on time. When a woman stepping off the train fell between the stopped car and platform, about 40 commuters went into action. Along with transit workers, the passengers pushed the 32-ton train far enough away that the woman could be pulled up, pretty much unhurt. And the train? It left only eight minutes late.
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Britain Welcomes A New Heir To The Throne

In London, the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to an 8-pound, 6-ounce boy who now sits third in line to the throne. The world will likely get its first glimpse of the boy when the duchess leaves hospital, which may be Tuesday.
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China Cracks Down On Health Care Corruption

David Greene talks to economist Patrick Chovanec about the corruption scandal unfolding in China involving British pharmaceutical maker GlaxoSmithKline.
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Honduran Street Artist Paints A New Image For His Country

In Honduras, there's a masked man on a mission to change his country's violent image. He calls himself the Maeztro Urbano, the "Urban Master." By day, he works in advertising; at night, he covers city walls with pictures of weapons turning into balloons or fat bureaucrats spending money on art, not guns.
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Despite Many Threats, Afghan TV Satire Mocks The Powerful

Afghanistan's top political comedy sketch show mocks aspects of day-to-day life in hopes of shaming the government to clean up its act. The cast of Zang-e-Khatar, or Danger Bell, has tackled everything from corruption to bad roads, and they've received death threats for doing it.
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'Burqa Ban' Sparks Another Round Of Clashes In France

Police enforcement of a ban on women wearing full-face veils in public places sparked unrest in a Paris suburb over the weekend. The law was approved two years ago, but remains a sensitive issue.
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U.K. Cracking Down On Porn, Blocking It Unless Users Opt In

The British prime minister says a plan to outlaw "violent" porn and block certain search terms is designed to protect children. Will a crackdown result in less child abuse?
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GlaxoSmithKline Embroiled In Bribery Scandal In China

GlaxoSmithKline officials have admitted that some of the pharmaceutical company's top executives in China may have violated Chinese laws. Beijing has accused the company of engaging in a wide-ranging bribery scheme to boost sales and profits in the country. The company said it is cooperating with the investigation.
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Duchess Of Cambridge Gives Birth To Boy

Kate Middleton delivered the baby at St. Mary's Hospital in London on Monday. The baby will be third in line to the British throne. Philip Reeves

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