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In Benghazi, U.S. Intelligence Wasn't Focused On 'Homegrown Militants'

New York Times correspondent David Kirkpatrick spent months on the ground in Benghazi, Libya, trying to get to the bottom of the deadly Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate.
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Crimea: 3 Things To Know About Ukraine's Latest Hot Spot

The unrest in Ukraine has now shifted eastward to Crimea. The region is an autonomous part of Ukraine, but with strong links to Russia, including a naval base.
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Going 'Afro Global' For Black History Month

Tell Me More wraps up its Black History Month "Afro Global" series with staff members Freddie Boswell and Carline Watson.
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Ugandan Gay Activist: President Will Have No Problem Putting Me In Jail

Uganda's president signed a law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality. Host Michel Martin gets reaction to the law from Ugandan gay activist Frank Mugisha.
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Searching For The Remains Of Egypt's Revolution

Three years ago, the president was toppled and the country seemed headed for major changes. Today, the military is in control and is waging a sustained crackdown on opposition groups.
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North Korea's Still In The Dark, As Photos From Space Show

Viewed at night from far above, the communist nation is a huge, nearly black patch between South Korea and China. In the years NASA has been taking such photos, there's been no real change.
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Putin Flexes Moscow's Muscles; Kerry Says This Isn't 'Rocky IV'

In neighboring Ukraine, tensions are high as efforts to form a new government continue. Ethnic Russians fear what may happen to them. That's led to concern about what Russia might do.
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Senate Report: Credit Suisse Bank Helped Americans Evade Taxes

The bank's CEO appeared before a Senate panel Wednesday to testify about secret Swiss bank accounts opened by U.S. citizens. At its peak, some 22,000 Americans had accounts at the bank.
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Obama Tells Pentagon To Plan A Full Afghan Departure

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has refused to sign a security agreement that would keep U.S. troops in his country. Despite the pressure, Obama is giving Afghan officials more time to finish a deal.
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Mexican Judges Rule 'El Chapo' Will Stand Trial In Mexico First

The arrest of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman is a coup for Mexican authorities. Now comes the tussle over where he will be tried. He's wanted in at least seven U.S. federal districts.

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