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Al-Qaeda in North Africa

Security and counterterrorism officials are concerned that a group affiliated with Al Qaeda is gaining strength in North Africa. The group is called ?Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb?. New York Times reporter Eric Schmitt speaks with Anchor Jeb Sharp.

Conflict & Justice

Searching for my shooter

Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with photo-journalist Otto Pohl, who was shot while covering a standoff between protestors and Russian security forces in 1993. Pohl recently returned to Russia to try to find the soldier who shot him.

Arts, Culture & Media

Adding to the Five Foot Shelf

100 years ago, the President of Harvard University claimed you could get a solid liberal education by reading a collection of books that would fit on a five-foot shelf. What's been added to, or taken off, that shelf since? Anchor Jeb Sharp finds out.

Conflict & Justice

Curfews in Urumqi

The World's Mary Kay Magistad has an update on the mood in the Chinese city of Urumqi, where 184 people were killed during riots this week. The riots have ended, but the government re-imposed a nighttime curfew today.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit and Geo Quiz Answer

Carol Hills profiles Jazz quartet Babik. The group, from Buffalo, New York, but are inspired by Belgian Django Reinhardt. For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the European city hosting a rock festival called ?Exit.? The answer is Novi Sad in Serbia.

Arts, Culture & Media

Protecting Kenya's wildlife

Wildlife populations in Kenya are in trouble. Scientists say human development around the country's national parks is squeezing out the animals. Producer Jon Miller investigates attempts to protect wildlife around Kenya's famed Masai Mara reserve

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz Answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Vancouver, British Colombia, where today the first North American pharmacy exclusively for women opened its doors. Lisa Mullins speaks with owner Caryn Duncan.