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Iran's nuclear issue

Today, Iran's foreign minister said Iran will not give up its right to enrich uranium at home. We speak with Joseph Cirincione, a non-proliferation expert and president of the Ploughshares Fund in Washington.

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North Korea's Kim visits China

A train believed to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has left the Chinese city of Dalian and is reportedly bound for Beijing. He arrived in China on Monday, traveling on his special train. Mary Kay Magistad reports.

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Remembering Samantha Smith

25 years ago today, Samantha Smith died with her father in a plane crash. When she was 10, Samantha made international headlines when she wrote to Yuri Andropov and he wrote back. Anchor Marco Werman recalls the story with the BBC's Lina Rosovskaya.

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Israel's 'Alliance of Evil'

The Obama administration is sending a message to the Israelis not to attack Iran's nuclear sites. Not yet at least. US officials are thought to be trying to persuade Israel to give economic sanctions against Iran more time.