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Politics

Iran holds elections

The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Tehran on today's Iranian parliamentary elections; the outcome is not in doubt, since the Iranian government barred hundreds of reformer candidates from running.

Conflict & Justice

Obama issues ultimatum to Libya

President Obama says Gaddafi must obey the UN's demands or face military action. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former adviser to Secretary of State Clinton, and Barry Posen, who directs the Security Studies Program at MIT.

Arts, Culture & Media

Getting past the Bay of Pigs

Cubans are marking the 50th anniversary of the ill-fated Bay of Pigs invasion this week. Cuban exile Alfredo Duran was among the men who fought there. He tells anchor Marco Werman why he favors dialogue with Havana and lifting the US embargo.