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A Political War Brews Over 'Food For Peace' Aid Program

Rumors abound of a major shakeup in the works for U.S. food aid programs. The U.S. would give aid groups money to buy food wherever they could get it cheapest and quickest, rather than shipping abroad commodities bought in the U.S. Already, groups that profit from the current system are mounting a fight.

U.S. Embassy Tweets Jon Stewart's Egypt Monologue; Diplomatic Incident Ensues

The embassy tweeted a link to Stewart's monologue mocking Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. The tweet offended the Egyptians, so the embassy deleted its entire Twitter account. It then restored the feed without the offending tweet.

Ex-Diplomats: U.S.-Russian Relations Not As Dire As They Seem

The United States and Russia have been at odds over human rights, Syria and even the adoption of Russian orphans by American families. But former U.S. envoys who met with officials in Moscow this week say they found "a willingness to explore ideas" and urged cooperation on economic and security issues.

Private Foundations Start To Edge Out Some Countries In International Aid Donations

A new report on global giving shows there has been a big shift in recent years in who is giving and receiving international aid. The U.S. remains the largest donor, giving out more than $30 billion each year. But now large sums of money are coming from private foundations and corporations and even countries who only a few years ago were recipients themselves.

Egyptian Economy Continues To Struggle As It Negotiates With IMF

The Egyptian economy has been in a tailspin since the Arab Spring two years ago. Robert Siegel talks to economist Farah Halime from Cairo about new measures the government there is taking as they attempt to secure a more than $4 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund.