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US to deploy warships to Lebanon

The US military says it's deploying warships off the coast of Lebanon; the move is seen as a show of support for Lebanon's pro-Western government, but critics say the US is meddling in Lebanon's affairs, as The World's Aaron Schachter has more.

Israel warns of Gaza offensive

Israel today warned it may launch a major military offensive in the Gaza Strip in response to daily rocket attacks by Palestinian militants there, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks to BBC Gaza correspondent Rushdi Abu Alouf.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo quiz and geo answer

Today we're looking for the French town where you land after crossing the British Channel by ferry. The answer is Calais. That's where a unique trek by 28-year-old Briton Mark Boyle came to an abrupt halt. Boyle was planning to WALK all the way to India from Calais. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him to find out what went wrong.

Conflict & Justice

Russia denies visa

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch who says he's been denied a visa by Russian authorities, and he says it's an example of "harassment" of non-governmental groups by the government of Russia.

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