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Britain's health care system

The World's Laura Lynch reports on Britain's National Health Service, which is often dragged into the US debate over health care reform. Critics in the United States call the system inefficient, but many Britons defend the NHS.

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Explosions in Baghdad

Baghdad was pummeled by five explosions today in the deadliest violence since US troops withdrew from the city on June 30th. The targets were mainly government buildings. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Washington Post reporter, Ernesto Londono.

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Ted Kennedy's Legacy

Senator Ted Kennedy died last night at the age of 77 after a year-long battle with brain cancer. The World's Jeb Sharp looks back on the legacy of the man called the �liberal lion of the Senate.�

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US Afghan options

President Obama is facing a serious situation in Afghanistan, with the top US commander calling for a revised military strategy there. Anchor Marco Werman reviews the situation with Andrew Exum of the Center for a New American Security in Washington.

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Verdict in would-be bombers case

Three British men were found guilty today of conspiring to commit mass murder by blowing up airplanes. Their arrest in 2006 led to the restrictions on liquids. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Rob Watson in London, where the trial took place.

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Lebanon's prime minister steps down

Lebanon's prime minister-designate Saad al-Hariri announced today he was stepping down after failing to form a government with rival groups. Hariri blamed the Hezbollah-led opposition for blocking his efforts. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.

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Where are the bears?

Conservationists are worried that Canada's Great Bear Rainforest may soon be a misnomer. Anchor Katy Clark speaks wtih Ian McCallister, director of the conservation group �Pacific Wild.�