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The journalist who broke the NSA story says surveillance technology is out of control

When news broke revealing the extent of the NSA’s data collection strategies, it quickly became not only the most-talked about story of the year, but it raised all sorts of questions regarding the privacy of citizens and the constitutionality of mass surveillance. Journalist Glenn Greenwald helped break the stories and says we need to rein in the runaway surveillance.

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Conflict & Justice

Taliban ?forced from strongholds'

On day three of Operation Moshtarak, senior Afghan officers said areas around Marjah were being cleared of insurgents. The campaign aims to put areas back under Afghan government control. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Rod Norland of the New York Times.

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Taken By Trees

The music is from a new album by �Taken By Trees.� That's the artistic name of Swedish singer-songwriter Victoria Bergsman. She recorded the album in Pakistan. Bergsman really wanted to record with Sufi musicians.

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The military's bomb squads

Correspondent Ben Gilbert talks to military personnel from Explosive Ordinance Disposal Teams whose skills are in high demand to defuse booby traps and road side bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Body scanners raise questions

Airports in the US this week are installing a controversial new body scanning device to keep passengers safe. But some question whether the devices are the answer. Ronen Attai is the general manager of the Israeli Security Academy just outside Tel Aviv.

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Dangerous Mexican city

We're looking for a Mexican city that has made headlines recently as one of the world's most violent: registering thousands of homicides. Yet a high school student exchange program continues there as usual, despite the dangers. Monica Ortiz Uribe reports.