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Care Workers Around the World

We look at the rapidly growing need for care workers in the U.S., and what it means for the families and societies left behind.

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On Call-In Radio, Egypt's Leader Offers Reassurance

New Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi came to power amid an economic crisis and political turmoil. Now, he hopes to reassure Egyptians he's putting the country on the right track. One way is by answering questions on a call-in radio show.
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Can East London Keep The Olympic Spirit Burning?

The Olympics are over, but guest host Jacki Lyden takes a look at the lasting impact of the Games on young people living in the neighborhoods around Olympic Park. She speaks with East London residents Amber Charles and Rumi Begum. Both young adults participated in the Olympic torch relay in recognition of their contributions to sports in the area.
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Norway's Massacre Could Have Been Stopped Sooner, Commission Concludes

Plans to protect government buildings from vehicle bombs had been ignored. Also, police were slow in getting to the scene where the attacker was killing teens.
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In Egypt, Talk Of Coups And Countercoups

President Mohammed Morsi's bold move to sack two top generals is generating much discussion about how it could be a decisive step toward democracy.
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Report Issued On 2011 Shooting Rampage In Norway

A Norwegian commission on Monday issued a report criticizing authorities for failing to prevent and interrupt a bombing and shooting rampage by Anders Breivik. He killed 77 people last year. Most Norwegians feel their country showed the proper response to the violence.
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Egypt's Military Chiefs Dismissed By New President

Egypt's first freely elected president made history Sunday when he ousted top military chiefs. Mohammed Morsi had been hesitant to confront the country's top brass, who've long been suspicious of the Islamist leader. But in one fell swoop, Morsi shifted the balance of power, ordered top generals into retirement and asserted civilian authority over the military leadership.

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