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Translator from Darfur 5:30:

The World's Jeb Sharp profiles Daoud Hari, a Sudanese refugee from Darfur who worked as translator and guide for aid workers, journalists and genocide investigators along the Chad-Sudan border; Hari has written a memoir called "The Translator."

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New James Bond book

There's a new James Bond book out, as anchor Lisa Mullins explains. This one's not written by Ian Fleming. It's written by author Sebastian Faulks to honor James Bond's creator. It's called "Devil May Care."

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Funeral for Palestinian poet

Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish was laid to rest today in the West Bank town of Ramallah, and thousands turned out to say good bye to Darwish, who gave voice to the Palestinian independence movement, as Correspondent Linda Gradstein reports.

Politics

Saudi literature pushing the envelope

Correspondent Kelly McEvers tells us about a new wave of novel-writing in Saudi Arabia that's centered on breaking conventional taboos. The spike in risque Saudi literature follows the success of the racy novel, Girls of Riyadh a few years ago.

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Adding to the Five Foot Shelf

100 years ago, the President of Harvard University claimed you could get a solid liberal education by reading a collection of books that would fit on a five-foot shelf. What's been added to, or taken off, that shelf since? Anchor Jeb Sharp finds out.

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Onion story

Corrections are part of the news business. But a couple of newspapers in Bangladesh are apologizing for making a BIG mistake this week. Here's a quick summary. They printed a story; the problem was� the story came from satirical news website, The Onion.