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Buyback Program Gets Some Guns Off Mexican Streets

In Mexico City, the government is offering cash, new bikes and computers for guns. The mayor says the buyback program is taking dangerous weapons out of commission. But mayors of some cities overrun by drug traffickers say law-abiding citizens need guns for protection.
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Thanks, But No Thanks: When Post-Disaster Donations Overwhelm

It happens after every disaster. People want to help, but their donations often turn out to be a burden. Newtown, Conn., for example, was so inundated with gifts, it asked people to stop sending them. Instead, disaster aid groups are trying to figure out a better way to channel good intentions.
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Critics Say 'Google Delegation' Lends Legitimacy To North Korean Regime

Melissa Block talks to Jean Lee, Korea Bureau Chief of the Associated Press, about the private delegation that is visiting North Korea. The group is led by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and includes Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt.
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Wary Of Syria's War, Israel Plans A Fence In The Golan Heights

Some 20,000 Israelis now live in the Golan Heights, and so far, the Syrian conflict has had little impact on their lives. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's concerned the fighting could pose a threat.
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Secretary Clinton's Benghazi Testimony And Terrorism In North And West Africa

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's testimony on Benghazi, Libya, and understanding security risks in North and West Africa.

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General Stanley McChrystal: "My Share of the Task"

General Stanley McChrystal commanded U.S. and NATO troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. In a new memoir, McChrystal writes about his life in the Army and tells his side of the Rolling Stone profile that led to his resignation.

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