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Violence Takes Root In Post-Gadhafi Security Vacuum

As the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi underscores, eastern Libya is awash with heavy weaponry, security forces are weak, and the people with the biggest guns rule. Paragovernmental militias patrol the streets, and Libyans fear that militant violence, if left unchecked, could engulf the new Libya.
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Obama Adviser: U.S. Hasn't Walked Away From Libya

With anti-U.S. protests continuing across the Islamic world, President Obama's goal of resetting and improving relations seems in doubt. Audie Cornish talks with the Obama campaign's foreign policy adviser Michele Flournoy about the administration's Middle East agenda, and differences with the Romney campaign.
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Tech Week Ahead: Owning Social Media Content

Audie Cornish talks to Steve Henn about the week in tech news. They cover a court case that raises questions about who owns social media online content.
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Antietam Changed Nature Of Civil War 150 Years Ago

On the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, a look at what the North and South were trying to achieve on the battlefield that day and how Antietam ended up changing the nature of the Civil War.
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Tensions Run High Between Israel And U.S. Over Iran

Relations between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Obama have been strained over Israel's call for a "red line" regarding Iran, beyond which military action directed at Iran's nuclear facilities would become inevitable.
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Chicago Teachers Union Still Stuck On A Contract

The Chicago teachers strike entered its second week on Monday. The union says it's looking over a proposed deal. City officials also tried to get a court order to stop the strike.

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