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New Presidency Prompts Look At U.S. Aid To Egypt

The Obama administration has reacted cautiously to the election of Mohammed Morsi as Egypt's first Islamist president. Obama telephoned Morsi to congratulate him on Sunday, but at the same time the administration urged Egypt's supreme military council to ensure a full transition to democracy. At issue is U.S. aid to the Egyptian military.
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Supreme Court's Arizona Ruling Could Aid Obama While Vexing Romney

Political analysts say that President Obama is most likely to reap political benefits from the Supreme Court decision striking down three of four provisions of Arizona's immigration enforcement law.
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Mexico's Presidential Election

Diane and her guests discuss how the results of Mexico's presidential election will impact the drug wars, the country's changing economic picture and U.S.-Mexico relations.

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Cooking Regional Food When You're Far From The Fava Beans

How do you cook regional food when you're 5,000 miles from home? Bring your own grano, and hope for a good farmer's market, according to one Italian chef who found himself stranded in D.C. without a few of his favorite ingredients.
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Vatican Hires Fox News Reporter To Advise Media Office

Seeking to modernize and widen its dealings with the media, The Vatican has hired Fox News' Rome correspondent to advise its press office. The move will put journalist Greg Burke, who is also a member of Opus Dei, into a new role working with Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi.
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Fukushima Markets Get First Local Seafood Since Nuclear Meltdown

Seafood markets in Fukushima, Japan, are being stocked with locally caught products again, as officials seek to reintroduce local fare in the area that hit by a nuclear meltdown in 2011. Seeking to lure customers back, the seafood was available at a 40 percent discount at one store.
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Religious Violence Shakes Up Northern Nigeria

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan fired his defense minister and national security adviser, saying the government needs new tactics to counter the militant Islamist group, Boko Haram. They have been blamed for sparking strife in parts of northern Nigeria last week. Host Michel Martin speaks with Al Jazeera English's Yvonne Ndege.

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