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Twitter campaign

In an historic case of internet people power, Twitter users were able to bypass lawyers' attempts in Britain to stop the Guardian newspaper's coverage of a major scandal. We talk with writer and fundraiser Richard Wilson who started the Twitter thread.

Politics

I'mHalal: The Muslim search engine

In Islam, something that is haram is forbidden. The opposite of haram is halal, permissible. Now, a new Internet search engine is helping Muslims sort out the levels of what is forbidden, offering up clean search results, Cyrus Farivar has the story.

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US view of swine flu vaccine

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to Dr. Jay Butler, director of the 2009 Influenza Vaccine Task force at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for a US perspective on the H1N1 flu vaccine.

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H1N1 flu shot ambivalence in Europe

US health authorities are encouraging Americans to get their H1N1 flu shot. Authorities in Europe are less enthusiastic. And Europeans are losing interest. Many people in Germany and Spain are reluctant to get a vaccination. Gerry Hadden reports.

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for a city where a historic soccer match is being played between two countries that have just signed an agreement to normalize relations. The World's Aaron Schachter speaks with anchor Marco Werman.

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Deployed in Afghanistan

Britain will send 500 more forces personnel to Afghanistan but only if key conditions are met says UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. We speak with two veterans of the war in Afghanistan � one British, and one American in today's show.