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Ancient Manuscripts In Timbuktu Reduced To Ashes

A famed library and research center held books and manuscripts dating back to the 13th century. Residents say Islamist radicals torched them before fleeing the town.
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The Push To Overhaul Immigration

A group of senators and President Barack Obama have both unveiled plans to fix what's ailing the nation's immigration policy. Kojo examines what they agree on and where the challenges lie.

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War And Foreign Policy Through The Eyes Of Vietnam Veterans

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmed Sen. John Kerry as the next Secretary of State. Former Sen. Chuck Hagel is set to become the next Secretary of Defense. Critics and supporters of the men point to their service in Vietnam as critical qualifications.
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The Challenges To Democracy In Egypt

Egypt's defense minister warned that the rising conflicts and chaos in the country could result in "the collapse of the state." Ongoing violence highlights the continued tensions between the government and the opposition, and raises questions about the prospects of Egypt's transition into a democracy.
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For Your Next Caribbean Vacation, Haiti ... Maybe?

Haiti is trying to sell itself as an international vacation hub in a bid to revive its once-vibrant tourism industry. Officials in say tourism could be a major driver of economic growth and help lift Haitians out of poverty.

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