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Arts, Culture & Media

Domestic abuse law in India

A law in India protects women from domestic abuse, and supporters say the law is desperately needed, but critics say the law is often abused to punish innocent men and their extended families. Reporter Larry Schooler has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Walkout at the UN conference on racism

Today, western delegates at a UN conference on racism walked out as Iran's president gave a speech describing Israel as a racist regime. The U.S. and eight other countries are boycotting the conference over concerns the meeting would single out Israel for criticism. The World's Jason Margolis reports.

Global Politics

Restarting the peace process

President Obama's Middle East special envoy George Mitchell meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tomorrow. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Bernard Avishai, author of The Hebrew Republic, about Mitchell's prospects for bringing Israelis and Palestinians to the negotiating table.