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Nurse Who Took Prank Call At U.K. Hospital Is Dead

A nurse at a London hospital who took a hoax call about Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge was found dead on Friday. Jacintha Saldhana let through a call from an Australian radio station purporting to be the Queen calling about the ailing Duchess.

Hamas Leader Visits Gaza Strip For The First Time

Khaled Mashaal, the long-exiled leader of Hamas, made his first visit to the Gaza Strip on Friday.

Syria's Chemical Weapons Include Sarin, Mustard Gas

This week President Obama warned Syrian President Bashar Assad not to use his chemical weapons stockpile. Melissa Block talks with former weapons inspector Charles Duelfer about what weapons Syria possesses and how they can be used.
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The Case Against Bradley Manning

The case of leaked war documents from Iraq and Afghanistan came to town this week with a pre-trial hearing near Baltimore for defendant Bradley Manning. Kojo explores the tension between national security and prisoners' rights.


Honest Bus Driver Returns Missing Euros

The Austrian press reports after his shift in Vienna, the driver was inspecting his bus and found a bag of cash. Stacks of euros worth $500,000. He gave the money to police, and they tracked down the owner, a 77-year-old woman.
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A Truce On Drugs?

Moves by Colorado and Washington to decriminalize marijuana possession raise lots of questions. We consider American's use and abuse of illegal substances and how it effects the country at home and abroad.