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Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Female student stands in a burnt classroom at Maiduguri Experimental School, which was burnt by the Islamist group Boko Haram to keep children away from school. May 12, 2012 (PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty)

What's a Bigger Threat: Terrorism or Climate Change? | U.S. Joins Search for Missing Nigerian Girls | South Africans Vote in First Election Since Mandela's Death | Finding Good Advice in Strange Places | Why Doesn't Silicon Valley Seem to Care About AliBaba? | Balancing Climate Change & the Keystone XL Pipeline

What's a Bigger Threat: Terrorism or Climate Change?

At what point does climate change become a national security issue? One retired general explains why global climate change is not just an environmental issue but a military one, too.

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U.S. Joins Search for Missing Nigerian Girls

Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram now has the world's attention. And with reports emerging that more schoolgirls have been abducted—adding to the 250 who are still missing—the pressure is mounting on local authorities to respond and act.

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Finding Good Advice in Strange Places

The tradition of writing to a wise person for advice is alive and well. And if you're a political reporter—or if you're dating one—the person you might find yourself writing to for romantic advice might be a senator.

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Today's Highlights | May 07, 2014

Highlights from Today's Show: South Africans go to the polls in the first general election since the death of Nelson Mandela...Alibaba may unleash a giant IPO that could start a global tech fight.

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