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Global Politics

How Risky Are Live Organ Donations?

An organ transplant recipient contracted HIV from a kidney donation at a New York hospital. It's the nation's first documented case of HIV transmission via a living donor transplant since the 1980s. How did this happen? What are the repercussions?

Conflict & Justice

Casualties of Libya's civil war

Gaddafi is taking the fight to the opposition in both western and eastern Libya. There are no reliable casualty figures but we know they must be high. America Abroad senior correspondent Sean Carberry saw for himself at a hospital in the city of Ajdebia.

Conflict & Justice

Hundreds missing after New Zealand quake

About 300 people remain missing in New Zealand in the aftermath of Tuesday's earthquake. 75 people are known dead, with the toll expected to rise. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Ian Maclean of the NZ Ministry of Civil Defense and Emergency Management.

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