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Can China's Legal System Change?

Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese lawyer, made international headlines when he escaped house arrest back in April. Now at New York University studying law, he remains a fierce critic of the Chinese legal system, but believes it can be changed.
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Putin, Russia's Man Of Action, Is Slowed By Injury

Russian President Vladimir Putin was seen wincing shortly after piloting a hang glider on national TV. The Kremlin is downplaying reports that he's suffering from back pain. The 60-year-old leader has cultivated a macho image by riding a horse bare-chested in Siberia and diving to an archaeological site in the Black Sea.
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Carrying The Lost With You On The Day Of The Dead

Friday is part of the Mexican national holiday, the Day of the Dead. The belief is that on this day, the dead come back to visit. So what can it tell us about the living?
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General: CIA Responded Quickly To Benghazi Attack

Robert Siegel speaks with retired U.S. Army General Jack Keane for more information around the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya in September.
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Coming Soon To India: Playboy Bunnies

Playboy magazine isn't allowed in India. But Playboy clubs, complete with bunnies, are in the works.
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China's Assertive Behavior Makes Neighbors Wary

China's foreign policy has appeared increasingly assertive recently. What isn't clear is whether this is part of a coherent plan or just an outgrowth of China's increasing stature in Asia and beyond.

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