Update on the killing of U.S. diplomats in Benghazi and the attack on the U.S. embassy in Cairo. Diane and guests discuss security implications for the region and rising tensions between the U.S. and the Arab world.
A family in England really wasn't expecting to find a 33-foot-deep medieval well under their living room floor. Colin Steer got about a foot down into the well before his wife made him stop. Now he's retired, and he's dug 17 feet. He's already found a sword and hopes for more treasures.
The country has featured prominently in past campaigns, but observers say it's different this time. The shift is partially attributed to the GOP's aggressive courting of the Jewish vote and the Israeli government's perceived taking of sides, a charge it denies.
Refugees are crowding the borders at the end of the bloodiest month since the anti-government uprising began. Many are abandoning their homes in rebel-held towns. Although the rebel brigades have grown bolder, they are mainly powerless against bombardment from Syria's air force.
Officials at the Justice Department have closed an investigation into the deaths of two detainees in American custody in Iraq and Afghanistan without bringing any criminal charges. The probe opened a huge rift with the intelligence community. But now it's human rights groups that are outraged.
For the third time in a month, Apple has rejected a proposed app that tracks American drone strikes. The company says the app is "objectionable and crude"; the developer says he wants to encourage more dialogue about drone attacks.
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