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Dec. 28 2007 2:11 PM

Does Bhutto's Death Affect the Presidential Race?

Friday, Dec. 28, 2007

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Politics: Will Bhutto's Death Impact U.S. Candidates?
John Dickerson discusses how the presidential hopefuls are incorporating the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto into their campaigns. Listen to the segment.

Summary Judgment: Water or Bucket?
Mark Jordan Legan reviews what the critics have to say about new movie releases. This week he tells us about The Water Horse, The Great Debaters, and The Bucket List. Listen to the segment.

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007

Medical Examiner: Honey May Be Good Cough Remedy After All
With all the negative news about children's cough syrup, some parents are wondering how to treat their sick kids. It turns out that honey may be just the thing. New research published in the Ar­chives of Pe­di­at­rics & Ad­o­les­cent Med­i­cine suggests this old remedy is good for coughs. Alex Chadwick gets the story from pediatrician Sydney Spiesel. Listen to the segment.

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Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

160 Countries Host Marches to Demand Action on Climate Change

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Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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