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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says the US is ready for any action President Obama may want to take in Syria. Also, the differing views held by men and women in Kenya on birth control. Plus, a conversation with the founder of the world music record label Putumayo.
UN inspectors looks for evidence of a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Also, how government officials in Ethiopia want to limit the number of children families are having. Plus, how China's massive appetite for pork may be fueling the spread of drug-resistant bacteria.
How the Afghan media are covering the case of Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, who was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole Friday for murdering 16 unarmed Afghans in their villages. Also, why Chinese tennis superstar Li Na doesn't get the best press back in China. Plus, Holy border crossing! The Justice League of America is moving to Canada.
Trying to determine what happened in Syria amid claims of a deadly chemical attack. And learning journalism in Qatar - the country that brought you Al-Jazeera America. Plus, London gets its first whiskey distillery in more than a century.
Army Private Bradley Manning gets 35 years for leaking classified information to the anti-secrecy group Wikileaks. We look at what those leaks have wrought. Also, a look at the best schools in the world. And two Marines go in search of the perfect cup of coffee.
How Egyptian-Americans are reacting to the violence and upheaval in their home country over the past week. Also, why North Koreans are turning to crystal meth. And how to parse the politics of beards in Iran.