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EGYPT'S PRESIDENT vs Egypt's Restless Population.
President Morsi shows no sign of compromising during a nationally televised speech, while protesters rally in Tahrir Square.

HIGH PRICED ELECTION. It Cost More Than Ever.
Reports indicate that the entire U.S. presidential campaigns spent more than $2 billion, which breaks previous spending records.

ASSAD's GRIP ON DAMASCUS. May Not Last Long.
A massive security clampdown includes checkpoints, blast walls and army tanks.

FIGHT OVER WATER. Raging Anew.
A severe drought brings back the age-old conflict among competing needs. Navigation, irrigation, recreation...etc.

IS MARIJUANA LEGAL? Not So Fast
Now comes the difficult part as Washington state faces difficult decisions. How to create a legal market? How to keep the drug away from minors?