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As Syrian Rebels Unite, Intervention Options Increase

Turkey, France and the Gulf Cooperation Council have recognized the newly formed Syrian rebel coalition as the legitimate leader of Syria. As thousands of refugees continue to spill over the borders into neighboring countries, questions remain about future foreign intervention from the U.S. and others.
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A Military Boot Camp For Your Money

Service members are known for their discipline and their ability to stay cool under fire. Veteran and financial planner Steve Repak says those skills are crucial to managing everyday finances. He speaks with host Michel Martin about his book, Dollars and Uncommon Sense: Basic Training for Your Money.
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Did The President Set The Right Tone?

President Obama held his first news conference Wednesday since winning re-election. He addressed the scandal involving former CIA chief David Petraeus, as well as the "fiscal cliff." Host Michel Martin discusses this week's political news with Andrea Seabrook, host of Decode D.C., and Keli Goff, political correspondent for The Root.
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Member Of 'Central Park Five' Talks Justice

The DOC NYC film festival wraps up with The Central Park Five. The film recounts the notorious rape case of the Central Park jogger and the five young men wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for her rape. Host Michel Martin speaks with Raymond Santana, one of the convicted men. Advisory: This conversation may not be comfortable for all listeners.
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BP's $4 Billion Criminal Penalty: Who Gets The Money?

The bulk will go to the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences and at Coast Guard trust fund. The foundation focuses on wildlife conservation and the academy advises the government on science and technology.
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Meet The New GOP, Same As The Old GOP?

There has been no dearth of post-election Republican self-flagellation. But the party is still sorting out solutions, wrangling over whether its problems lie in its positions on issues ranging from immigration to women's reproductive health, or simply in its sales job with the voting public.

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