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Global Politics

Rape as a weapon of war

The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to tackle a particularly disturbing tactic of war this week: the use of rape as a weapon. Jeb Sharp talks with Anne-Marie Goetz of UNIFEM, the UN's development agency for women.

Science, Tech & Environment

Congo's gorillas at risk

Virunga National Park in Congo is home to more than a third of the world's last mountain gorillas - and the ongoing violence in eastern Congo is putting the wellbeing of those remaining few at risk. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more about Virunga's mountain gorillas from author Craig Hatkoff. He co-wrote a children's book called "Looking for Miza: The True Story of the Mountain Gorilla Family Who Rescued One of their Own".

Arts, Culture & Media

The life of Dr. William Close

We remember the late Doctor William Close who passed away last month. He was the father of actress Glenn Close, and once the personal doctor of the president of Zaire. While there he worked to stop the first Ebola epidemic in Zaire. Anchor Marco Werman talks to a friend and colleague of Dr. Close, Dr. Joel Breman, of the National Institutes of Health.