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As NATO Draws Down, Afghans Fear A Brain Drain

Afghanistan's anemic economy has been propped up for the past decade by international aid. But as NATO troops draw down, international assistance is also shrinking, which could put many jobs at risk and lead skilled Afghans to look elsewhere for work.
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Greek Workers Find Ancient Highway In Subway Dig

A Greek city's new subway project has led to the discovery of an ancient road made of marble that was laid nearly 2,000 years ago. The road in Thessaloniki is made of paving stones that show signs of use by both horse-drawn carriages and local children, the AP reports.
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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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