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Protests Dwindle In Brazil Due To Lack Of Leadership

Small-scale protests are continuing in Brazil but the massive movement has died down as quickly as it flared up. One of the reasons is protest confusion. The perils of having no leadership are that people don't know what protests are real.
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One Man's Quest To Make Medical Technology Affordable To All

David Green says capitalism practiced with empathy is the right way to make health care available to the masses. The social entrepreneur is working on medical devices and services that can make a difference in the developing world.
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Rumors Lead To Day Of Confusion In Edward Snowden Search

After a day of ambiguous statements, confusion and a rerouted plane carrying Bolivia's leader, it seems the U.S. is no closer to pinning down the location of Edward Snowden, the fugitive former security contractor who is desperate to find asylum.
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Egypt's Morsi Says He Won't Step Down, Defies Army's Demand

President Mohammed Morsi is calling for the military to rescind its ultimatum that he either reach a compromise with critics or disband the current leadership. In a speech Tuesday night, Morsi said doing so would undermine the legitimacy of the constitution.
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Syrian Rebel Commander: 'We Need A Lot Of Things'

Gen. Salim Idris is the commander of the Free Syrian Army. Robert Siegel talks to the General about the rebels' needs for weapons, their strategy in fighting the administration and their definition of success.
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'Africa Rising' A Theme Of Obama's Trip To The Continent

President Obama and his family headed home after a week traveling across Africa.
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Anticipation Builds In Egypt Ahead Of Military's Deadline

Protestors in Egypt postponed their deadline by which they wanted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to resign in favor of the Egyptian army's ultimatum. The Egyptian president's supporters, meanwhile, took to the streets in bigger numbers while more members of his staff quit.
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Morsi Opponent: Muslim Brotherhood Still Needs A Place

Robert Siegel talks to Amr Hamzawy, founder of the Egyptian Freedom Party and a leading member of the National Salvation Front. He's a former member of the Egyptian Parliament and won election to his seat after he played a role in the revolution that overthrew former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
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Who's Who In The Egyptian Crisis

Protests by a coalition of Islamists, secularists and leftists ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in 2011. Just two years later, some of the same protesters have overthrown the country's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi.
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Baikonour, We Have A Problem. Russian Rocket Crashes And Burns

A massive Proton-M rocket carrying three Russian navigation satellites veered off course shortly after liftoff.

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