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President Assad Declares Syria In A State Of War

Over the past 24 hours, the Syrian regime has engaged in escalating fighting with rebel fighters, who took on an elite unit of the army and attacked a pro-Assad television station.

FBI Op Targets Cyber Criminals Stealing Credit Cards

U.S. law enforcement officials say 24 suspected computer hackers have been arrested in a sting operation. The FBI set up a fake online forum for people interested in trading credit card numbers and other financial information.

Get Smart with NPR's "Talk of the Nation" Live from the Aspen Ideas Festival

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Paraguay's Ousted President Desires Return

Fernando Lugo Paraguay's ousted president, is seeking to return to office after congress impeached him last week. Some have called it a "parliamentary coup." All Things Considered host Audie Cornish talks with Simon Romero the Brazil bureau Chief for the New York Times for more.

Mexico's Election: A Fresh Face For An Old Party

The favored candidate in Sunday's presidential election is from the PRI, which ruled Mexico for decades, until it was ousted from power in 2000. Enrique Pena Nieto promises a different approach to drug violence and says he can boost a struggling economy.