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Monday, November 25, 2013

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  • White House: Iran Deal Delays Potential Nuclear Weapon
    Officials from the U.S. and five world powers reached a deal with Iran over the weekend to curb its nuclear program. Melissa Block speaks with Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes about the deal.
  • John Kerry: Risk Ready And Looking For A Legacy
    Secretary of State John Kerry has been diving into difficult issues ever since he took up the office at Foggy Bottom. He's managed tough negotiations with Afghan President Hamid Karzai over a future, limited role for U.S. troops there. He's re-launched Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, reached a deal with Russia to rid Syria of chemical weapons and is now making headway with Iran to roll back that country's nuclear program. This is a man clearly looking for legacy.
  • Bulls' Derrick Rose Will Lose A Second Season To Bad Knee
    For a second consecutive season, Derrick Rose finds himself sidelined with a season-ending injury. He tore the medial meniscus in his right knee in a game against Portland Friday. On Monday, the Chicago Bulls confirmed the injury will likely keep him from playing this season. Rose missed last season following surgery on his left knee.
  • Rep. Issa Takes Anti-Obamacare Campaign To The States
    On Monday, Republicans held the second of at least four planned hearings designed to focus on health insurance price increases. GOP Rep. Darrell Issa, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, blames the problem on the Affordable Care Act.
  • Angst Over Health Law Leaves Obama, Democrats In Congress Divided
    The strains caused by the botched Affordable Care Act roll out have made the president's already challenging relationships with Congress even more problematic.
  • Can Child Marriages Be Stopped?
    Across the developing world, 1 in 3 girls marries before age 18. Some are wed and become mothers by the time they reach their teens. In Malawi, some villages have started to punish parents who marry off their young daughters.
  • 'Long Day In November' Back Again After Long Time Gone
    Alan Cheuse reviews A Long Day in November by Ernest Gaines. It's a children's book that was originally published in 1971 and has just been re-released.
  • Steubenville Schools Head, Others Charged In Teen Rape Case
    Ohio Attorney Gen. Mike DeWine announced Monday that four more adults, including the superintendent of Steubenville's schools, were indicted on charges related to the alleged attempt to cover up a teenage girl's 2012 rape. Two members of the high school football team were found guilty of the rape in March. Last month, the head of technology for the school system was accused of tampering with evidence.
  • What Do We Mean When We Talk About 'Latino Art'?
    The question of categorizing art by ethnicity or gender is at the center of a very public debate surrounding a new show at the Smithsonian called "Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art."
  • Long Road Ahead For Permanent Iran Nuclear Deal To Be Reached
    The Obama administration says one of the most important gains in the Iran nuclear deal is that it will buy time for negotiations on a more permanent agreement. If no such agreement is reached, sanctions that have been suspended could be re-imposed. But analysts say the obstacles to a final agreement are still huge, and it may not be easy to regain the leverage that sanctions have achieved so far.

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