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Global Politics

A Sri Lankan girl living in Lebanon isn't really a citizen of either country

Rainey’s parents came to Lebanon from Sri Lanka 20 years ago to get away from their country’s civil war. In fact, Lebanon has become something of a haven for a quarter million migrant workers from Asia and Africa, who tend to be employed as maids, trash collectors, and gas station attendants. They come to escape economic and political hardship back home.

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Anchor Katy Clark speaks to musicians Terre Roche and Susan McKeown about their involvement in a new collection of national anthems. The CD is called "Us An'Them."

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Former president George W. Bush will pay a visit to the city tomorrow to kick off what some are calling his first "post-presidential rehabilitation tour." Mr. Bush's speech in Calgary will apparently be transcribed slightly differently in Canadian English than in American English.

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Anchor Marco Werman speaks to musician Fareed Haque about his latest endeavor -- the Flat Earth Ensemble. The band's name was inspired by a recent book by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman.