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Israel Reportedly Attacked Syrian Target In Airstrike

An Israeli Embassy spokesman would not comment specifically on media reports of an airstrike, but he reiterated Israel's commitment to preventing the transfer of chemical weapons from Syria to Hezbollah in Lebanon.

New U.S. Trade Representative Faces Big Challenges Abroad

President Obama has named Michael Froman, a trusted adviser on international economic issues, to be the next U.S. Trade Representative. Froman will try to complete two giant trade deals that are in the works. But Froman's job won't be easy.

Checkmate! Teen Chess Stars Make Their Move

The 2013 U.S. and Women's Chess Championships are under way in St. Louis, Missouri. Host Michel Martin speaks with two of the competition's youngest players. Kayden Troff is the current under-14 World Youth Chess Champion, and at 15, Sarah Chiang is the youngest woman competing in the Women's Chess Championships.

Murder Trial Of Alleged Neo-Nazi Has Germans On Edge

Beate Zschaepe is alleged to have been a member of a self-styled neo-Nazi group accused of murdering immigrants.
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Preventing Terrorism In The Digital Age

The surviving Boston bombing suspect told investigators he and his brother learned to build bombs from online sources. Terrorism in the digital age.


Bangladesh Fears Exodus Of Western Retailers

Following The Walt Disney Co.'s decision to end apparel production in Bangladesh over last week's collapse of a garment factory complex, some officials were worried that others will follow.

Pakistani Prosecutor Investigating Bhutto Death Is Gunned Down

Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali was traveling from his home in Islamabad to a hearing in the case of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's 2007 assassination when his car was sprayed with bullets.