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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo quiz is Placita Olvera, the historic birthplace of Los Angeles, and the site of a huge festival this weekend celebrating traditional Mexican mole. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with chef and restaurant owner Zarela Martinez.

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Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel

Political activist Liu Xiaobo has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. One of China's leading dissidents, he's serving a prison sentence after helping write a manifesto which calls for political change in China. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

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Conditions in Haiti still desperate'

It's ten months since a powerful earthquake struck Haiti. Conditions for many are still desperate. Violence, particularly against women, is on the rise. These are the findings of a report by Refugees International. Lisa Mullins talks with Melanie Teff.

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Archbishop Tutu retires

South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu is stepping down from public life today. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the daughter of the man described as �the conscience of South Africa� about what her famous father will do now.

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De-baptism' on the rise in Belgium

The Catholic Church in Belgium faces revelations of widespread sexual abuse of children by priests. For many Catholics, the report was the last straw. Many are going so far as to formally leave in a process called �de-baptism.� Clark Boyd reports.

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Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel

Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa has won this year's Nobel Prize for Literature. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Amherst College professor of Latin American and Latino culture, Ilan Stavans about Vargas Llosa's life and work.

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Garotas Suecas

You may recall the band Brazilian Girls. It's somewhat misnamed: there are no girls from Brazil in it. Along comes a band from Brazil called Garotas Suecas. That means Swedish Girls, but, again, no girls from Sweden. The World's Marco Werman has more.

Global Politics

English soccer club

In the Geo Quiz we're looking for the home-town of one of the most famous teams in the world. Not the Yankees, not even the Red Sox � although the Sox are involved; their owner, John Henry, is making a play for a soccer club. Where is this team from?