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A Look At The New Afghanistan Agreement

Audie Cornish talks to Larry Abramson about President Obama's speech to the nation from Afghanistan.
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Obama To Sign Agreement With Karzai On Visit

President Obama made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Tuesday. It was the third such trip of his administration, this time on the anniversary of the mission that led to the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Robert Siegel talks to Scott Horsley about the trip.
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George Papandreou: Greece Had To Make Changes

The former leader is from the most powerful family in Greek politics, the third man in his family to be prime minister. But Greece's debt crisis brought down his government, his party and his family's dominant role in running the country.
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'Dogwood Diplomacy:' U.S. To Send Japan 3,000 Trees

One hundred years ago, Japan gifted some 3,000 cherry trees to the United States in a gesture of friendship. They now flower each spring around the tidal basin in Washington, D.C. On Monday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that the U.S. will return the favor. Audie Cornish talks with Richard Olsen of the U.S. National Arboretum about the plan to send 3,000 American dogwoods to Japan.
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News Corp. Contrite In Wake Of Scathing Report

The Murdochs find themselves bloodied at a time they are seeking to restore calm and show they still can assert control over the international corporation. And Tuesday's report concluding that News Corp. misled Parliament about the scale of phone hacking is not the final word. The likelihood of consequences in the U.S. hangs on the horizon.
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Facing Death, Afghan Girl Runs To U.S. Military

On suspicion of speaking to a boy by phone, a teenage Afghan girl was threatened with death by her brothers. She fled to a U.S. military base, creating a quandary. If returned home, she faced almost certain death. If the military kept her on the base, the deeply conservative Afghan community would be outraged.

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