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NSA Scandal Looms Over Obama-Xi Talks

The goal of the meeting between President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping is for the leaders of the world's largest economies to find common ground and build trust. But the summit threatens to be overshadowed by revelations about secret NSA surveillance programs.
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Nelson Mandela Back In Hospital With Health Complications

The statement says the 94-year-old Mandela had a recurrence of the illness that had recently hospitalized him, and that his condition deteriorated in the last few days.
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Cambodia Moves To Outlaw Denial Of Khmer Rouge Atrocities

A bill passed by a majority of lawmakers present would mirror similar laws in Europe that make Holocaust denial a crime.
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Russian Rockers Visit Washington To Lobby For Band Mates

Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot came to Washington to meet members of the Obama administration and Congress. The feminist activist band is hoping to persuade U.S. officials to visit two of their members in Russian penal colonies to highlight their plight.
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U.S. Drone Strike Reportedly Kills Seven In Pakistan

A U.S. drone aircraft fired two missiles at a target in Pakistan, killing seven people, according to reports. The strike comes two days after Pakistan's new prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, was sworn in — an occasion Sharif used to voice his displeasure with U.S. drone attacks in his country.
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Reactive To Predictive: Tracking Global Epidemics

Kojo explores how far the scientific community has come in developing new technology and surveillance programs for tracking, predicting and preventing global disease outbreaks.

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