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The battle of Wanat

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the Washington Post's Greg Jaffe, lead reporter on a series that chronicles one of the costliest encounters of the war for US forces in Afghanistan� last year's Battle of Wanat in Nuristan.

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The aftermath of battle

Retired Col. David Brostrom lost his son, Jonathan Bostrom last year, during the Battle of Wanat in Afghanistan. The grieving father tells host Marco Werman why his son's troops were not given the supplies and support needed to repel the enemy.

Conflict & Justice

Warren Harding's presidency

President Warren Harding's been known as our worst president. But various writers have begun to restore his reputation. James David Robenalt got his hands on love letters between Harding and his mistress Carrie Phillips. Marco Werman speaks with him.

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Indonesia quake aftermath

Officials in the earthquake-hit city of Padang, Indonesia, have called off the search for survivors in the rubble of buildings five days after the disaster. Reporter Ann Dornfeld visited a village near Padang.

Conflict & Justice

Britain's new supreme court

The World's Laura Lynch reports on Britain's new Supreme Court. Until recently the justices that make up the court operated from within the House of Lords. The move to a new location is supposed to signal the new court's independence.

Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asks for the name of a former count. .SU stands for the Soviet Union. Despite efforts to pull the plug on the Internet country code, an estimated 80-thousand websites still use it.

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Indonesia rescue effort

International rescue teams are heading to Indonesia in a last-ditch effort to free trapped earthquake survivors. Marco Werman gets an update from the BBC's Rachel Harvey in Padang.