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  • Going South: Mexican Drug War Expands; Military Wives' Unlikely New Role; Viewfinder: The Tree Has a Secret

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    S 9 : Ep 22 - 9/20/11

    (9/20/2011) Many tourists no longer want to visit Mexico because of drug violence. It might be time to cross another nearby country off the list, because Mexico's ruthless cartels are going international. Next, while their husbands are deployed, military wives earn extra money for their families by bearing other people's children. Should taxpayers be paying the tab? Finally, they are typical New Yorkers: they live in close quarters, create a big buzz, and can sting. They also require special handling, which can be challenging during a hurricane.moreless
  • Sun Storms: A Threat to National Security?; Dadaab: Inside the African Refugee Crisis

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    S 9 : Ep 21 - 9/13/11

    (9/13/2011) A sun storm erupts, and the resulting electromagnetic pulse hits Earth, knocking out the whole electrical grid. Electricity is gone, with no way to restore it quickly. It may sound like something out of science fiction, but NASA says the threat is very real - and the consequences could be devastating. With the sun going into a very active phase, we ask, are we ready? And, an intimate view of a teeming refugee camp for hundreds of thousands who have fled ethnic violence and famine.moreless
  • Vaccines and Autism: Mixed Signals; Hidden Treasure: A Million Dollar Scavenger Hunt

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    S 9 : Ep 20 - 8/23/11

    (8/23/2011) Health officials in the U.S. have consistently denied that there is any link between childhood vaccines and autism. So why is the government quietly doling out big settlements to families who say just such a link harmed their children? Then, if you have an extra million dollars and you're going to die, what do you do? One man decided to create a treasure hunt with a twist.moreless
  • Aftershocks: Egypt After the Revolution

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    S 9 : Ep 19 - 8/2/11

    (8/2/2011) Egypt may no longer be in the mainstream headlines, but a new post-Mubarak country is taking shape, and so far, the results are unsettling. Correspondent Maura Axelrod reports that sectarian violence, in which Christians are being targeted, is worsening. And for women, the clock may be turning backwards. The revolution was inspiring, but what will the aftershocks be?moreless
  • Blind as a Bat: Seeing Without Eyesight; DWHigh: Medical Marijuana and Driving; Last Images of the Space Shuttle

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    S 9 : Ep 18 - 7/19/11

    (7/19/2011) Daniel Kish is blind, but he can ride a bike and hike in the woods without a guide. He can describe his surroundings in precise detail. He's an extraordinary man, and wants to share his gift with others who lack sight. Why aren't organizations advocating for the blind more supportive? Next, hundreds of thousands are now getting high on medicinal marijuana legally, and they are on the roads. We put some users' driving skills to the test. Finally, a visual tribute to the space shuttle program.moreless
  • FLDS: Inside the Secret Sect; Space Shuttle's Final Countdown; Viewfinder: High Designs, High Hopes

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    S 9 : Ep 17 - 7/12/11

    (7/12/2011) World Report is inside the secretive world of the infamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Ousted members reveal their stories, and they indicate the power structure, led by jailed 'prophet' Warren Jeffs, may be unraveling. Then we're in Cape Canaveral for the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis. Finally, our series Viewfinder is in Medellin, Columbia, where dazzling new architecture dots the skyline. Many of the high-style buildings house programs for the poor.moreless
  • South Sudan's Fight: From Independence to Survival; The Stem Cell Revolution, Part 3; Viewfinder: Syria's Brave and Bloody Revolt

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    S 9 : Ep 16 - 6/28/11

    (6/28/2011) After a grueling civil war, South Sudan is on the verge of independence, but the new country is threatened by internal conflict, desperate poverty, and clashes with the North. Can Africa's youngest nation survive? Then, the final installment of our 3-part series, "The Stem Cell Revolution." Stunning advances in the treatment of horses can heal injuries that were devastating not long ago, with exciting implications for human medicine. Finally, a first-hand account of the bloody crackdown in Syria, where children inspired an uprising and paid the price.moreless
  • The Stem Cell Revolution, Pt. 2; Chinese 'Ant Cities"; Building the Wal-Mart of Weed

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    S 9 : Ep 15 - 6/14/11

    (6/14/2011) In the second installment of our series on advances in medicine facilitated by the use of adult stem cells, we meet a woman who spent most of her life totally blind, but now can see. Next, we're in Beijing to meet the people the Chinese call "Ants." They're young college graduates living underground in bomb shelters and in massive, dilapidated slums. Finally, we meet some entrepreneurs who are trying to create super-stores for marijuana.moreless
  • The Stem Cell Revolution, Part 1; Holy Shrines, Under Attack

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    S 9 : Ep 14 - 6/7/11

    (6/7/2011) In the first of a three part series, we meet patients whose lives have been transformed, or saved, by cutting edge stem cell treatments. A woman who couldn't walk now plays tennis, a man has his damaged heart healed, and one doctor is even printing new organs! Next, we're in Pakistan, where a moderate, mystical and peaceful brand of Islam called Sufism is under attack by the Taliban.moreless
  • Oil Vs. Tourism in an African Jewel; Company Town: Rosarno, Italy and the Mafia; Lawyers, Plumbs and Money: The "TP Lawsuit"

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    S 9 : Ep 13 - 5/24/11

    (5/24/2011) Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda is one of the most spectacular places in the world to see wildlife. It's now threatened by an oil company with free rein from a government eager to reap oil royalties. Next, Rosarno, Italy, is a town controlled almost completely by the Calabrian mafia. Nothing happens there without their say-so, including the employment of illegal African immigrants at near-slave wages and no benefits. Finally, a major university sues a toilet paper company for clogged pipes!moreless
  • DWHigh: Medical Marijuana and Driving; Fountain of Youth: Wanna Live Forever?; Last Endeavour: A Shuttle's Final Flight

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    S 9 : Ep 12 - 5/17/11

    (5/17/2011) Hundreds of thousands are now getting high on medicinal marijuana legally, and they are on the roads. We put some users' driving skills to the test. Next, Aubrey de Grey looks like Methuselah and says there is a way to make people live as long as the Biblical character. He's at the cutting edge of a scientific movement that seeks to stop or radically slow aging, and says that we are closer than you might think to living for centuries. Finally, Space Shuttle Endeavour's final flight. This mission is the second to last ever for NASA's shuttle program.moreless
  • On the Ground in Abbottabad, Pakistan; The Aftershocks of Revolution; Chain of Cures: A Revolution in Kidney Transplants

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    S 9 : Ep 11 - 5/3/11

  • Private Space Race; The Most Interesting Man In the World

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    S 9 : Ep 10 - 4/19/11

  • Your iPhone Makes Me Sick; New Debate About the Oldest Profession; A Unique Sport; Viewfinder: 1 Year, 90 Seconds

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    S 9 : Ep 9 - 4/12/11

  • The Welfare Queen; The Economy of Polygamy; Viewfinder: Sanctuary

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    S 9 : Ep 8 - 3/29/11

  • Morocco: The Next Domino?; Saving Gospel; Viewfinder: The Rebel's View

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    S 9 : Ep 7 - 3/22/11

  • Libya: Show Me the Money!; The Good Daughter; Discovery's Last Ride

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    S 9 : Ep 6 - 3/1/11

  • Democracy Inside Out: Redrawing Our Political Map; Oman: A Different Kind of Arab State; Toxic Town

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    S 9 : Ep 5 - 2/22/11

  • The Economy of Polygamy; Inside the Crisis in Cairo; Viewfinder: Sanctuary

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    S 9 : Ep 4 - 2/8/11

    (2/8/2011) Despite the conviction of their leader, the FLDS polygamist Mormon splinter group seems to be thriving. As they expand and build new compounds for their followers, we ask, where does their money come from? Next, correspondent Willem Marx has been on the ground in Cairo all week, as a once peaceful revolution has turned deadly. He introduces us to some ordinary Egyptians doing extraordinary things. Then, the latest in our "Mavericks" series: neuroscientist Jim Fallon studies what makes psychopaths tick, and through his research discovered some disturbing truths about his own brain.moreless
  • Searching for Children of the Disappeared; Chinese Artists Fight Back; Viewfinder: One Man Town

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    S 9 : Ep 3 - 2/1/11

  • Chasing Pirates: On Patrol Along the Coast of Somalia; 911: Nurses Under Attack; Beyond Belief: A Spiritual Guide in the Warzone

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    S 9 : Ep 2 - 1/18/11

  • Mexican Oil: Deep Concerns About Deepsea Drilling; Afghanistan: Camp Hero

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    S 9 : Ep 1 - 1/11/11

  • Best of 2010

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    S 8 : Ep 39 - 12/21/10

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

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    S 8 : Ep 38 - 12/14/10

    (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!moreless
  • Kandahar Offensive: The Widowmakers; Friday Night Freedom

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    S 8 : Ep 37 - 12/7/10

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

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    S 8 : Ep 35 - 11/9/10

    (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.moreless
  • NASA's Collateral Damage; The Italian Job: Cia Rendition; Viewfinder: The Ganja Gourmet

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    S 8 : Ep 34 - 11/2/10

    (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.moreless
  • Chain of Cures: A Revolution in Kidney Transplants; Mavericks: Richard Lee

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    S 8 : Ep 33 - 10/26/10

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

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    S 8 : Ep 32 - 10/19/10

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

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    S 8 : Ep 31 - 10/5/10

    (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.moreless
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