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Creating hope for Liberian youth

Liberia's capital city, Monrovia, is swarming with young men who were former child soldiers in Liberia's civil war. A team of American researchers and Liberian social workers are researching how, and whether, the culture be transformed.

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Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz sent us searching for a city park in Canada that's bigger than Central Park; it had ANOTHER name long before European settlers arrived. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Chief Koxelton Sayem, chief of the Squamish Nation.

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Shi'a cleric dies

In Lebanon one of Shia Islam's most influential clerics has died. Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah was 74 when he died in a Beirut hospital yesterday. The World's Carol Zall has more.

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Geologist sentenced in China

A Chinese-born American geologist accused by the Chinese government of dealing in state secrets was sentenced to eight years in prison today. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with University of Chicago geologist David Rowley.