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Catching And Prosecuting Pirates

Last week, three Somali men were convicted by a federal jury in a Norfolk, Va., court on charges that included piracy. We explore how companies and individuals are responding to the threat of piracy and the challenges of prosecuting the crime.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Egypt's military government calls for the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leaders. President Barack Obama considers pulling all troops from Afghanistan after 2014. And the U.S. warns China on cyber theft. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Defense Rests In Trial Of Bradley Manning

The defense for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning called their last witnesses on Wednesday,

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Witness: No Harm Came To U.S. From Leaked Guantanamo Files

The defense for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning continued their case on Tuesday, bringing a former Guantanamo Bay prosecutor to the stand to testify about the sensitivity of leaked documents.

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Defense For Army Pfc. Bradley Manning Opens Their Case

The defense for accused Wikileaks source Bradley Manning has fired the opening salvo of their case today, requesting that as many as seven charges be dismissed.

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Marine Corps Museum Honors Women In Service With Statue

The first female statue at Semper Fidelis Park outside the National Museum of the Marine Corps was dedicated this week.

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First Black Army Helicopter Pilot Recalls Discrimination in Military and D.C.

We talk with Joseph Hairston, a longtime Washingtonian who broke racial barriers in the Army and D.C.

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This Week on Metro Connection: Wild Cards

From alien souvenir stands to clothes diets, we go theme-less in a summer "Wild Cards" show.

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Prosecuting Military Sexual Assault Cases

A proposal in Congress to create a new system for prosecuting military sexual assault crimes is gaining ground. Efforts to remove the chain of command from sexual assault cases.

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Beachgoers Make Explosive Discovery On Assateague Island

Over 100 World War II-era explosives washed up on a beach on Assateague Island on Monday, causing military personnel and rangers to scramble to detonate them.