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President Obama’s Leadership Challenges At Home And Abroad

Guest host Frank Sesno and panelists discuss U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Russia on chemical weapons in Syria and the looming budget crisis. An update on President Barack Obama's leadership challenges at home and abroad.

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Sentencing Phase Ends In Trial Of Bradley Manning

Judge Denise Lind has begun deliberating on a sentence for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning on Tuesday, after a final day of arguments where prosecutors asked for 60 years for his crimes.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Suspicions of a large-scale chemical attack in Syria. A court orders former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak transferred to house arrest. And the trial of a former communist party heavyweight in China. A panel of journalists review the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - International

The Muslim Brotherhood pledges to bring down military rule as Egypt's death toll climbs. Israeli-Palestinian peace talks resume in Jerusalem. And Secretary of State John Kerry faces questions about NSA spying on his visit to South America.

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Vietnam Vet Works To Repay Debt Of Gratitude

Cliff Brody is a Vietnam veteran who remains indebted to a fellow soldier for convincing him to avoid an action that could have ended in tragedy.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Profiles

We returned to the archives this week, to pluck out stories about people we simply cannot forget.

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Manning Judge Limits Scope Of 'Damage' Testimony

In the sentencing hearing for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, Judge Denise Lind is restricting specific "evidence of harm" brought by the prosecution.

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Pentagon Works To Cut Furlough Days For Civilian Employees

The number of furlough days for civilian Pentagon employees is being trimmed almost in half — from 11 to 6.

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Maximum Sentence For Bradley Manning Reduced To 90 Years

Several counts faced by Army Pfc. Bradley Manning have been merged together, reducing the maximum jailtime he faces for his role in the release of classified documents to Wikileaks.

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Assessing New Threats From Al-Qaida

The U.S. warned American citizens to leave Yemen, closed diplomatic posts in the Middle East and Africa, and issued a worldwide travel alert.

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