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Experience news like never before. Award-winning HDNet World Report is redefining the way we look at our world. Provocative, sometimes controversial, and always relevant, World Report tells the stories of our time in depth, with attitude and independence. From the streets of Baghdad to the alleys of India, small town America to villages in Vietnam, war zones to halls of power, World Report is there. You won't see stories like these anywhere else.

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Experience news like never before. Award-winning HDNet World Report is redefining the way we look at our world. Provocative, sometimes controversial, and always relevant, World Report tells the stories of our time in depth, with attitude and independence. From the streets of Baghdad to the alleys of India, small town America to villages in Vietnam, war zones to halls of power, World Report is there. You won't see stories like these anywhere else.

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    The Resurgence of the American Militia; Universal Care, No Public Option; Viewfinder: Healthcare's Hidden Voices

    Correspondent Carol McKinley is on the inside with one militia group to find out what might make them pull the trigger on violence. Next, one country has discovered a way to provide insurance for all with private companies. How do they do it? Finally, poignant personal stories about heathcare in America.

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    Correspondent Carol McKinley is on the inside with one militia group to find out what might make them pull the trigger on violence. Next, one country has discovered a way to provide insurance for all with private companies. How do they do it? Finally, poignant personal stories about heathcare in America.

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    Homegrown: American Kids, International Terror; How to Save Lives for Dummies: Dr. Peter Pronovost; Viewfinder: Shooting Sumatra

    Next, Dr. Peter Pronovost has come up with a brilliantly simple, but incredibly effective, checklist that can save thousands of lives a year. So why are so many other doctors refusing to follow his prescription? Finally, a World Report Viewfinder: Shooting Sumatra, battling climate change, one picture at a time.

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    Next, Dr. Peter Pronovost has come up with a brilliantly simple, but incredibly effective, checklist that can save thousands of lives a year. So why are so many other doctors refusing to follow his prescription? Finally, a World Report Viewfinder: Shooting Sumatra, battling climate change, one picture at a time.

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    Dr. Lee Carhart; Puerto Rico: Island Under Siege; Mavericks: The Human Crash Test Dummy

    Jennifer London has an exclusive interview. Next, to the island of Puerto Rico, which is awash in drugs and is a major transit point for traffickers on their way to the U.S. mainland. We go inside the shooting galleries and the drug busts to investigate. And finally, a World Report Maverick -- Rusty Haight, a human crash test dummy. He's been in over 1,000 car wrecks and counting.

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    Jennifer London has an exclusive interview. Next, to the island of Puerto Rico, which is awash in drugs and is a major transit point for traffickers on their way to the U.S. mainland. We go inside the shooting galleries and the drug busts to investigate. And finally, a World Report Maverick -- Rusty Haight, a human crash test dummy. He's been in over 1,000 car wrecks and counting.

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    American Ally Under Threat; Mavericks: The Fast-Food Genius; Viewfinder: The Littlest Tulku

    Paul Beban reports on what needs be done to stop the insurgency there. Next, a World Report Maverick: Tom Ryan is a fast-food genius, and thinks he knows why you eat what you eat. He has a new plan to give you what you crave. Finally, a great Buddhist lama dies, and a search begins for his reincarnation. It's a World Report Viewfinder from India.

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    Paul Beban reports on what needs be done to stop the insurgency there. Next, a World Report Maverick: Tom Ryan is a fast-food genius, and thinks he knows why you eat what you eat. He has a new plan to give you what you crave. Finally, a great Buddhist lama dies, and a search begins for his reincarnation. It's a World Report Viewfinder from India.

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    U.S. vs. China: A Race for Resources In Africa; Refugee High; Viewfinder: Small Boy, Big Voice

    World Report explores how China's growing focus affects stability, human rights, and U.S. interests. Then, we're inside the halls of a California high school where young refugees from war-torn countries strive for an education, and a chance at the American Dream. Finally, the latest World Report Viewfinder: a voice from the inner city, eloquent, angry, hopeful. You'll be amazed whose it is.

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    World Report explores how China's growing focus affects stability, human rights, and U.S. interests. Then, we're inside the halls of a California high school where young refugees from war-torn countries strive for an education, and a chance at the American Dream. Finally, the latest World Report Viewfinder: a voice from the inner city, eloquent, angry, hopeful. You'll be amazed whose it is.

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    Rio: The Dark Side of the Olympic City; NASA's Changing Mission; Viewfinder: The Real Kite Runners

    Next, Shuttle Endeavour takes flight in the final nighttime launch of the space shuttle program, as NASA's future remains very much up in the air. Finally, a 'Viewfinder' from Afghanistan.

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    Next, Shuttle Endeavour takes flight in the final nighttime launch of the space shuttle program, as NASA's future remains very much up in the air. Finally, a 'Viewfinder' from Afghanistan.

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    Food Allergies: A Creepy, Crawly Cure?; Beyond Belief: Accepting the Abusers; Viewfinder: Saving the Oldest City

    Then, how one church throws open its doors to a group society shuns: sex offenders. Finally, one of the world's oldest living cities and a group of young men who are trying to save it.

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    Then, how one church throws open its doors to a group society shuns: sex offenders. Finally, one of the world's oldest living cities and a group of young men who are trying to save it.

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    Kenya On the Brink; Maverick: Life Without Limits

    Can Kenya weather another storm, or will it become Africa's latest failed state? Next, Nick Vujicic proves that life is what you make of it. Correspondent Greg Dobbs introduces us to an extraordinary, inspiring World Report Maverick.

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    Can Kenya weather another storm, or will it become Africa's latest failed state? Next, Nick Vujicic proves that life is what you make of it. Correspondent Greg Dobbs introduces us to an extraordinary, inspiring World Report Maverick.

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    Kids Serving Life: A Second Chance?; The Unknown National Champions; Viewfinder: Operation 1012

    A group of law students in Florida is aiming to change that. Next, you'd think that after winning 14 NCAA National Championships, a team could get a little respect. But the champions we will introduce you to don't even get funding from their own school! Finally, a World Report Viewfinder about the battle between Amsterdam's prostitutes, artists and city council.

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    A group of law students in Florida is aiming to change that. Next, you'd think that after winning 14 NCAA National Championships, a team could get a little respect. But the champions we will introduce you to don't even get funding from their own school! Finally, a World Report Viewfinder about the battle between Amsterdam's prostitutes, artists and city council.

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    Divorce 2010: The Rise of "Manimony;" Education on the Edge: Egypt's Girls; The Gang Member Next Door

    World Report looks at the new downside for women who out-succeed their ex-husbands. Then, how small villages in Egypt are giving girls something their mothers and grandmothers never had: a chance to go to school. And, we meet OG's original gang members trying to keep the gang friendships but leave the gang crime. Can it be done? Police have their doubts.

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    World Report looks at the new downside for women who out-succeed their ex-husbands. Then, how small villages in Egypt are giving girls something their mothers and grandmothers never had: a chance to go to school. And, we meet OG's original gang members trying to keep the gang friendships but leave the gang crime. Can it be done? Police have their doubts.

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    The Dark Side of the Olympic City; Education on the Edge: Cambodia Rebuilds

    Correspondent Maura Axelrod investigates. "Education on the Edge" continues from Cambodia, where a generation ago genocide all but wiped out the educated, including teachers. Now, with few resources, the country is trying to build a school system from scratch, in time to serve its newest generation.

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    Correspondent Maura Axelrod investigates. "Education on the Edge" continues from Cambodia, where a generation ago genocide all but wiped out the educated, including teachers. Now, with few resources, the country is trying to build a school system from scratch, in time to serve its newest generation.

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    The Resurgence of the American Militia; Beyond Belief: God's Warriors; The Quake Zone, One Year Later

    Next, Paul Beban introduces us to a unique church that combines body blows and biblical passages. Finally, an Italian town tries to recover from the devastation of a deadly earthquake.

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    Next, Paul Beban introduces us to a unique church that combines body blows and biblical passages. Finally, an Italian town tries to recover from the devastation of a deadly earthquake.

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    New Hope: Traumatic Brain Injury and The U.S. Soldier; Beneath the Surface: Muslim Money in America; Viewfinder: The Shepherds

    Then, billions of dollars in U.S. loans and investments are guided by what some consider a higher authority than the U.S. government: Islam. Finally, our series 'Viewfinder' is in Colorado's high desert to document the tough, lonely life of America's shepherds.

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    Then, billions of dollars in U.S. loans and investments are guided by what some consider a higher authority than the U.S. government: Islam. Finally, our series 'Viewfinder' is in Colorado's high desert to document the tough, lonely life of America's shepherds.

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    American Ally Under Threat; The Last Languages; Mavericks: The Fast-Food Genius

    Finally, a World Report Maverick: Tom Ryan is a fast-food genius, and thinks he knows why you eat what you eat. He has a new plan to give you what you crave.

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    Finally, a World Report Maverick: Tom Ryan is a fast-food genius, and thinks he knows why you eat what you eat. He has a new plan to give you what you crave.

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    Chavez's War Against the Jews; Maverick: Diane Ravich Changes Her Mind; Viewfinder: Afghan Bloodsport

    (5/4/2010) Venezuela's Hugo Chavez is well known for his hostility to the U.S. and capitalism. What you may not know is that he is hostile to some of his own people -- Venezuelan Jews. It appears that he's trying to drive them from his country, and he's succeeding. He's also made a pact with Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinijad. Jennifer London investigates. Next, Paul Beban interviews Diane Ravitch, the intellectual force behind No Child Left Behind and charter schools. Now, she says, she's changed her mind! Finally,a Viewfinder from Afghanistan, where a brutal outlaw sport is popular once again.

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    (5/4/2010) Venezuela's Hugo Chavez is well known for his hostility to the U.S. and capitalism. What you may not know is that he is hostile to some of his own people -- Venezuelan Jews. It appears that he's trying to drive them from his country, and he's succeeding. He's also made a pact with Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinijad. Jennifer London investigates. Next, Paul Beban interviews Diane Ravitch, the intellectual force behind No Child Left Behind and charter schools. Now, she says, she's changed her mind! Finally,a Viewfinder from Afghanistan, where a brutal outlaw sport is popular once again.

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    The Next Failed State?; ICE Air; Voices of the Spill.

    (5/11/10) Kenya's image as an oasis of stability on a tumultuous continent was shattered when long-simmering ethnic resentments exploded into violence two years ago. Will it become the world's latest failed state? Next, Jeffrey Kaye takes us inside a most unusual airline - ICE Air. Every trip is one-way. And we are on the Gulf Coast, talking to some of the real men and women who will be most affected by the calamitous oil spill. You'll want to hear what they have to say.

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    (5/11/10) Kenya's image as an oasis of stability on a tumultuous continent was shattered when long-simmering ethnic resentments exploded into violence two years ago. Will it become the world's latest failed state? Next, Jeffrey Kaye takes us inside a most unusual airline - ICE Air. Every trip is one-way. And we are on the Gulf Coast, talking to some of the real men and women who will be most affected by the calamitous oil spill. You'll want to hear what they have to say.

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    Ireland's Shame; Food Allergies: A Creepy, Crawly Cure?; Education on the Edge: Cambodia Rebuilds

    (5/18/2010) An exclusive interview with Sinead O'Connor and an investigation into 'Ireland's Shame,' sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. Then, food allergies in the U.S. have exploded, but now one research scientist may have the key to a cure. It's worms. Finally, our "Education on the Edge" series is from Cambodia, where a generation ago genocide all but wiped out the educated, including teachers. Now, with few resources, the country is trying to build a school system from scratch.

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    (5/18/2010) An exclusive interview with Sinead O'Connor and an investigation into 'Ireland's Shame,' sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. Then, food allergies in the U.S. have exploded, but now one research scientist may have the key to a cure. It's worms. Finally, our "Education on the Edge" series is from Cambodia, where a generation ago genocide all but wiped out the educated, including teachers. Now, with few resources, the country is trying to build a school system from scratch.

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    Proxy War in South America; Prostitutes vs. Artists in Amsterdam

    (5/25/2010) Colombia, supported by billions in military aid from the United States, and Venezuela, supported by billions from Russia, Cuba and even Iran, are in the midst of a tense stand-off. Many worry this could go from cold war to shooting war ... with American prestige and power at stake. Greg Dobbs reports from South America. Also, a World Report Viewfinder about the battle between Amsterdam's prostitutes, artists and city council.

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    (5/25/2010) Colombia, supported by billions in military aid from the United States, and Venezuela, supported by billions from Russia, Cuba and even Iran, are in the midst of a tense stand-off. Many worry this could go from cold war to shooting war ... with American prestige and power at stake. Greg Dobbs reports from South America. Also, a World Report Viewfinder about the battle between Amsterdam's prostitutes, artists and city council.

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    Animal Suicide; Fat City on a Diet; Inside Daily Lives: Afghanistan

    (6/8/10) Richard O'Barry has spent his entire adult life looking after dolphins. He says his whole outlook changed when one committed suicide, dying in his arms. Next, we're in Oklahoma City, one of the fattest places in the country. Mayor Mick Cornett has put the whole town on a diet. Also, our new series, "Inside Daily Lives." We gave regular people in Afghanistan cameras and they told us their stories.

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    (6/8/10) Richard O'Barry has spent his entire adult life looking after dolphins. He says his whole outlook changed when one committed suicide, dying in his arms. Next, we're in Oklahoma City, one of the fattest places in the country. Mayor Mick Cornett has put the whole town on a diet. Also, our new series, "Inside Daily Lives." We gave regular people in Afghanistan cameras and they told us their stories.

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    NFL's Forgotten Heroes; Venezuela's 'Hugowood'; Daily Lives: Afghanistan; Viewfinder: Iceland Volcano

    (6/15/10) The NFL has recently made high-profile announcements about the treatment and prevention of concussions and head injuries in their players after years of denial and obstruction. But what about the players who built the league? Next, the latest in Hugo Chavez's bid to control all information in Venezuela - 'Hugowood.' It's his very own movie studio. Plus, a 'Viewfinder' which features incredible new pictures of the erupting volcano in Iceland.

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    (6/15/10) The NFL has recently made high-profile announcements about the treatment and prevention of concussions and head injuries in their players after years of denial and obstruction. But what about the players who built the league? Next, the latest in Hugo Chavez's bid to control all information in Venezuela - 'Hugowood.' It's his very own movie studio. Plus, a 'Viewfinder' which features incredible new pictures of the erupting volcano in Iceland.

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    Inside the Legendary French Foreign Legion; Christian Immigration Reform; Viewfinder: The Saint of Petare

    (6/22/10) The French Foreign Legion, famous from movies, is alive and well and training in a remote African village for their next mission. Correspondent Michael Davie goes inside. Then Greg Dobbs talks with Richard Land, a Southern Baptist opposing immigration hardliners - many of them Christian conservatives like himself. And finally, the latest in our Viewfinder series: The amazing work of Mother Maria Luisa, a Spanish nun devoted to serving desperate children in a Venezuela slum.

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    (6/22/10) The French Foreign Legion, famous from movies, is alive and well and training in a remote African village for their next mission. Correspondent Michael Davie goes inside. Then Greg Dobbs talks with Richard Land, a Southern Baptist opposing immigration hardliners - many of them Christian conservatives like himself. And finally, the latest in our Viewfinder series: The amazing work of Mother Maria Luisa, a Spanish nun devoted to serving desperate children in a Venezuela slum.

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    South Africa's Black Diamonds; Rev. Desmond Tutu; Homegrown: American Kids, International Terror; Beyond Belief: God's Warriors

    (6/29/2010) We are in South Africa during the World Cup to examine the successes, and failures, of post-apartheid efforts to equalize opportunities for blacks. Also from South Africa, an interview with Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Next, an investigation - are American kids being recruited to fight with a fundamentalist Islamic terror group in Africa? Finally, correspondent Paul Beban introduces us to a unique church that combines body blows and biblical passages.

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    (6/29/2010) We are in South Africa during the World Cup to examine the successes, and failures, of post-apartheid efforts to equalize opportunities for blacks. Also from South Africa, an interview with Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Next, an investigation - are American kids being recruited to fight with a fundamentalist Islamic terror group in Africa? Finally, correspondent Paul Beban introduces us to a unique church that combines body blows and biblical passages.

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    Kandahar 911: Saving Lives Under Fire; The Loneliest Road in America

    (7/13/2010) We go inside the elite "Task Force Shadow" in Afghanistan. Part of the 101st Airborne, its pilots and medics fly unarmed helicopters into active combat zones to evacuate seriously wounded soldiers. World Report goes along with them for a first-hand look at the horror and heroism of war. Then, Greg Dobbs takes a drive on the 'Loneliest Road in America' - Highway 50 in Nevada. It's the middle of nowhere, but it's the center of the universe for the surprising people who choose to live alongside it.

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    (7/13/2010) We go inside the elite "Task Force Shadow" in Afghanistan. Part of the 101st Airborne, its pilots and medics fly unarmed helicopters into active combat zones to evacuate seriously wounded soldiers. World Report goes along with them for a first-hand look at the horror and heroism of war. Then, Greg Dobbs takes a drive on the 'Loneliest Road in America' - Highway 50 in Nevada. It's the middle of nowhere, but it's the center of the universe for the surprising people who choose to live alongside it.

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    The Hidden War: Iran, Iraq and the Kurds; Beyond Belief: Faith on the Field

    (7/20/2010) Iran has long been suspected of meddling in Iraqi affairs, but now they are actually bombing Iraqi territory. Correspondent Willem Marx is near the volatile Iran-Iraq border to investigate reports of civilians being targeted. Next, the latest in our series on faith, Jennifer London examines pro athletes' very public displays of faith - are these simply individual acts, or is there something deeper and more organized happening?

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    (7/20/2010) Iran has long been suspected of meddling in Iraqi affairs, but now they are actually bombing Iraqi territory. Correspondent Willem Marx is near the volatile Iran-Iraq border to investigate reports of civilians being targeted. Next, the latest in our series on faith, Jennifer London examines pro athletes' very public displays of faith - are these simply individual acts, or is there something deeper and more organized happening?

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    The Italian Job: Cia Rendition on Allied Soil; Mavericks: What Makes a Killer?

    (8/3/2010) CIA renditions were carried out in secret until a Muslim cleric was snatched off the streets of Milan in broad daylight. Italy has convicted CIA agents of kidnapping and sentenced them to prison. Correspondent Paul Beban retraces the steps of an extraordinary rendition gone wrong, and talks with Abu Omar, the man at the center of it all. Then, neuroscientist Jim Fallon studies what makes psychopaths tick, and through his research discovered some disturbing truths about his own brain.

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    (8/3/2010) CIA renditions were carried out in secret until a Muslim cleric was snatched off the streets of Milan in broad daylight. Italy has convicted CIA agents of kidnapping and sentenced them to prison. Correspondent Paul Beban retraces the steps of an extraordinary rendition gone wrong, and talks with Abu Omar, the man at the center of it all. Then, neuroscientist Jim Fallon studies what makes psychopaths tick, and through his research discovered some disturbing truths about his own brain.

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    Video Versus Privacy; The Women of the 101st Air Combat Brigade; Viewfinder: Gaza's Tunnels

    (8/17/2010) The government videotapes us all the time, but what happens when we videotape them? People are being prosecuted for taping their encounters with police, often when the police are behaving badly. Greg Dobbs asks why. Next, we're in Afghanistan with the women of the 101st Air Combat Brigade. They're elite helicopter pilots, some of the very few females allowed to engage in direct combat. Finally, a World Report "Viewfinder" from inside the tunnels that connect blockaded Gaza to the outside world.

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    (8/17/2010) The government videotapes us all the time, but what happens when we videotape them? People are being prosecuted for taping their encounters with police, often when the police are behaving badly. Greg Dobbs asks why. Next, we're in Afghanistan with the women of the 101st Air Combat Brigade. They're elite helicopter pilots, some of the very few females allowed to engage in direct combat. Finally, a World Report "Viewfinder" from inside the tunnels that connect blockaded Gaza to the outside world.

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    Medicated Military; Beads, Bricks, A Better Life

    (8/24/2010) Newly released data shows alarming numbers of our soldiers are taking psychiatric drugs, sometimes in cocktails of ten prescriptions or more. Whistleblowers we talked to say that the military is handing out pills like candy to help stressed combat troops cope, with sometimes catastrophic results. Then, Uganda's Friendship Village, a one-of-a-kind success story. Here, women lead their families out of destitution and into self-sufficiency with help from an American non-profit.

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    (8/24/2010) Newly released data shows alarming numbers of our soldiers are taking psychiatric drugs, sometimes in cocktails of ten prescriptions or more. Whistleblowers we talked to say that the military is handing out pills like candy to help stressed combat troops cope, with sometimes catastrophic results. Then, Uganda's Friendship Village, a one-of-a-kind success story. Here, women lead their families out of destitution and into self-sufficiency with help from an American non-profit.

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    Company Town: Rosarno, Italy and the Mafia; Viewfinder: In the Ashes, Art is Born

    (9/14/2010) Rosarno, Italy is a town controlled almost completely by the Calabrian mafia, the 'Ndrangheta. Nothing happens here without their say-so; including the employment of hundreds of illegal African immigrants at near-slave wages and no benefits. It was all going smoothly for the mafia, until the immigrants fought back. And, a World Report Viewfinder - a Detroit native has taken over two crumbling city blocks with his homegrown art project, giving new life to the roughest part of the city.

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    (9/14/2010) Rosarno, Italy is a town controlled almost completely by the Calabrian mafia, the 'Ndrangheta. Nothing happens here without their say-so; including the employment of hundreds of illegal African immigrants at near-slave wages and no benefits. It was all going smoothly for the mafia, until the immigrants fought back. And, a World Report Viewfinder - a Detroit native has taken over two crumbling city blocks with his homegrown art project, giving new life to the roughest part of the city.

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    911: E.R. Nurses Under Attack; Ice Air; Viewfinder: Voices of the Lost

    (9/21/2010) Emergency rooms are becoming more and more dangerous, as attacks on nurses become more and more common. Many times, the attackers aren't even prosecuted. We'll tell you why, and what some nurses are doing to protect themselves. Next, Jeffrey Kaye takes us inside a most unusual airline - ICE Air. Every trip is one-way. And finally, a disturbing but poignant World Report Viewfinder - the voices of African child soldiers who made it home.

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    (9/21/2010) Emergency rooms are becoming more and more dangerous, as attacks on nurses become more and more common. Many times, the attackers aren't even prosecuted. We'll tell you why, and what some nurses are doing to protect themselves. Next, Jeffrey Kaye takes us inside a most unusual airline - ICE Air. Every trip is one-way. And finally, a disturbing but poignant World Report Viewfinder - the voices of African child soldiers who made it home.

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    The Hidden War: Iran, Iraq and the Kurds; Mavericks: Richard Lee; The Ganja Gourmet

    (9/28/2010) Iran, long been suspected of meddling in Iraqi affairs, is now actually bombing Iraqi territory. Correspondent Willem Marx is near the volatile Iran-Iraq border to investigate reports of civilians being targeted. Then, entrepreneur and activist Richard Lee built a business empire out of medical marijuana. Now, he's leading the charge to pass California's Prop 19, which would make it legal to smoke pot for fun. And finally, a Denver restaurant combines cannabis with the culinary arts.

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    (9/28/2010) Iran, long been suspected of meddling in Iraqi affairs, is now actually bombing Iraqi territory. Correspondent Willem Marx is near the volatile Iran-Iraq border to investigate reports of civilians being targeted. Then, entrepreneur and activist Richard Lee built a business empire out of medical marijuana. Now, he's leading the charge to pass California's Prop 19, which would make it legal to smoke pot for fun. And finally, a Denver restaurant combines cannabis with the culinary arts.

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    The Duck Hunt: A Search for Three American Heroes; Extreme Ice Survey; A Cambodian Penance

    (10/5/2010) In 1942, a Coast Guard plane went down in Greenland while on a daring rescue mission. Nearly 70 years later, the Coast Guard is on another daring mission, searching for the lost crew on the ice cap so they can be brought home and buried with full military honors. Next, we meet a photographer who is documenting the rapid melting of glacial ice in some of the world's most remote areas. Finally, an emotional story of a man with a dark past who is now working tirelessly for peace.

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    (10/5/2010) In 1942, a Coast Guard plane went down in Greenland while on a daring rescue mission. Nearly 70 years later, the Coast Guard is on another daring mission, searching for the lost crew on the ice cap so they can be brought home and buried with full military honors. Next, we meet a photographer who is documenting the rapid melting of glacial ice in some of the world's most remote areas. Finally, an emotional story of a man with a dark past who is now working tirelessly for peace.

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    Toxic Town; Trouble in Paradise: Drugs and Corruption in Puerto Rico; NASA's Latest Landers

    (10/19/2010) If your whole town was declared a Superfund site, you'd probably want to leave. But you're not from Picher, Oklahoma, the nation's most toxic town. Next, the FBI just rounded up dozens of allegedly corrupt cops in Puerto Rico, the latest salvo in the island's drug war. Maura Axelrod is with the dealers, the users, and law enforcement to get an up-close look at the island's drug crisis. And Greg Dobbs gives us a sneak peek at the vehicles NASA hopes to drive on an asteroid, Mars, or beyond.

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    (10/19/2010) If your whole town was declared a Superfund site, you'd probably want to leave. But you're not from Picher, Oklahoma, the nation's most toxic town. Next, the FBI just rounded up dozens of allegedly corrupt cops in Puerto Rico, the latest salvo in the island's drug war. Maura Axelrod is with the dealers, the users, and law enforcement to get an up-close look at the island's drug crisis. And Greg Dobbs gives us a sneak peek at the vehicles NASA hopes to drive on an asteroid, Mars, or beyond.

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    Chain of Cures: A Revolution in Kidney Transplants; Mavericks: Richard Lee

    (10/26/2010) A revolutionary database finds matches for kidney transplant patients far faster than traditional methods. So why do some major hospitals resist it? Then, entrepreneur and activist Richard Lee built a business empire out of medical marijuana. Now he's leading the charge to pass California's Prop 19, which would make it legal to smoke pot for fun.

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    (10/26/2010) A revolutionary database finds matches for kidney transplant patients far faster than traditional methods. So why do some major hospitals resist it? Then, entrepreneur and activist Richard Lee built a business empire out of medical marijuana. Now he's leading the charge to pass California's Prop 19, which would make it legal to smoke pot for fun.

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    NASA's Collateral Damage; The Italian Job: Cia Rendition; Viewfinder: The Ganja Gourmet

    (11/2/2010) NASA's shuttle program is shutting down soon. What will that do to the civilians on the 'space coast' in Florida - where thousands of jobs depend on NASA? Next, correspondent Paul Beban retraces the steps of an extraordinary rendition gone wrong, and talks with Abu Omar, the alleged terrorist at the center of it all. And finally, on a lighter note, a Denver restaurant combines cannabis with the culinary arts. It's a World Report Viewfinder.

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    (11/2/2010) NASA's shuttle program is shutting down soon. What will that do to the civilians on the 'space coast' in Florida - where thousands of jobs depend on NASA? Next, correspondent Paul Beban retraces the steps of an extraordinary rendition gone wrong, and talks with Abu Omar, the alleged terrorist at the center of it all. And finally, on a lighter note, a Denver restaurant combines cannabis with the culinary arts. It's a World Report Viewfinder.

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    Fear At the Border; Maine Schools, Chinese Students (And Their Money); Viewfinder: The Saint of Petare

    (11/9/2010) With an out of control drug war raging in nearby Mexico, residents of Ft. Hancock, Texas, are afraid that it will spread across a totally open border to their quiet town. Next, many public schools in Maine are desperate for money as the economy falters and enrollment drops. So some schools are turning to an unlikely source for students and money: China. Finally, the amazing work of Mother Maria Louisa, a Spanish nun devoted to serving the desperate children of a notorious Venezuelan slum.

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    (11/9/2010) With an out of control drug war raging in nearby Mexico, residents of Ft. Hancock, Texas, are afraid that it will spread across a totally open border to their quiet town. Next, many public schools in Maine are desperate for money as the economy falters and enrollment drops. So some schools are turning to an unlikely source for students and money: China. Finally, the amazing work of Mother Maria Louisa, a Spanish nun devoted to serving the desperate children of a notorious Venezuelan slum.

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    • EPISODE 36

    Medicated Military; A Complete Player; Viewfinder: One City, Two

    (11/16/2010) Whistleblowers we talked to say that the military is handing out pills like candy to help stressed combat troops cope, with sometimes catastrophic results. Next, we meet a high school football star who'd like to be known for what he can do, not what he's missing. He's an extraordinary kid. Finally, we're in a place where the family car has only two wheels, and just crossing the street is a delicate dance.

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    (11/16/2010) Whistleblowers we talked to say that the military is handing out pills like candy to help stressed combat troops cope, with sometimes catastrophic results. Next, we meet a high school football star who'd like to be known for what he can do, not what he's missing. He's an extraordinary kid. Finally, we're in a place where the family car has only two wheels, and just crossing the street is a delicate dance.

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    Kandahar Offensive: The Widowmakers; Friday Night Freedom

    (12/7/2010) Correspondent Maura Axelrod and cameraman Lucian Read spent three weeks embedded with the 1-75 Widowmakers as they fought their way through an area around Kandahar, Afghanistan, that's been called 'The Green Hell.' Then, a Texas high school football team that never has a home game - because their 'home' is behind the wire.

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    (12/7/2010) Correspondent Maura Axelrod and cameraman Lucian Read spent three weeks embedded with the 1-75 Widowmakers as they fought their way through an area around Kandahar, Afghanistan, that's been called 'The Green Hell.' Then, a Texas high school football team that never has a home game - because their 'home' is behind the wire.

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    North Korean Refugees: Long Road to Freedom; The End: Cashing In On the Apocalypse

    (12/14/2010) World Report is on a harrowing journey with 3 North Korean refugees. After escaping their country's brutal regime, they are sold into virtual slavery, and must attempt a dangerous escape for freedom. Why aren't countries doing more to help them? Then, preparing for the worst. There's big money to be made in building survival shelters for people who, for different reasons, think the end might be near. We take you inside their lives, and bunkers. It's Cribs for survivalists!

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    (12/14/2010) World Report is on a harrowing journey with 3 North Korean refugees. After escaping their country's brutal regime, they are sold into virtual slavery, and must attempt a dangerous escape for freedom. Why aren't countries doing more to help them? Then, preparing for the worst. There's big money to be made in building survival shelters for people who, for different reasons, think the end might be near. We take you inside their lives, and bunkers. It's Cribs for survivalists!

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    Best of 2010

    (12/21/2010) The extraordinary stories you didn't see anywhere else this year, from the chaos of combat in Kandahar to advocating for soldiers back home; from terror threats in Kenya to America's home-grown jihadists. A hopeful but arduous search for World War II heroes, legal battles and fist-fights over photographer's rights, and appeals from Venezuela to protect a Jewish haven - these stories and more, as we look back on the unforgettable people and pictures of 2010.

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    (12/21/2010) The extraordinary stories you didn't see anywhere else this year, from the chaos of combat in Kandahar to advocating for soldiers back home; from terror threats in Kenya to America's home-grown jihadists. A hopeful but arduous search for World War II heroes, legal battles and fist-fights over photographer's rights, and appeals from Venezuela to protect a Jewish haven - these stories and more, as we look back on the unforgettable people and pictures of 2010.

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