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US to deploy warships to Lebanon

The US military says it's deploying warships off the coast of Lebanon; the move is seen as a show of support for Lebanon's pro-Western government, but critics say the US is meddling in Lebanon's affairs, as The World's Aaron Schachter has more.

Global Scan

Even Mandela meets his heroes in heaven

One of Nelson Mandela's own heroes, boxer Baby Jake Matlala, died just two days after the former South African president. While those two may be meeting in heaven, down here, people are analyzing Mandela's memorial service — from Obama's handshake with Castro to a man who pretended to interpret the ceremony for the deaf. And China tries a positive spin on its pollution, all in today's Global Scan.