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Conflict & Justice

Iran's 'Daily Show'

A new television show is changing the way many Iranians watch news. Some call it the Iranian version of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Its name in Persian is Parazit (Static). Mitra Taj reports on its rising popularity both in Iran and abroad.

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Middle East peace talks in crisis'

Mahmoud Abbas says Middle East peace talks are in crisis following Israel's refusal to stop building settlements on Palestinian lands. The Obama administration says it is committed to re-starting talks. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Jerusalem.

Global Politics

Custer's last flag

A damaged cavalry flag that was found on the battlefield at Little Bighorn went on the auction block today. It fetched more than eight million dollars, as The World's Carol Zall reports.

Global Politics

Sudanese expats and the referendum

Southern Sudanese will vote in January whether to form an independent country. Members of the diaspora are allowed to vote as well. The World's Jeb Sharp visits one of the eight referendum centers here in the US to see how registration is going.

Conflict & Justice

Best selling book in France

An essay by a 93-year-old former diplomat and resistance fighter has been at the top of the best seller list in France. The essay calls on French citizens to get outraged about social injustices. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to the author, Stephane Hessel.