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Fri May 13, 2011
World

Haiti's New President To Take Office

Saturday marks a historic day for Haiti. For the first time in the country's history, presidential power is being handed over peacefully. President Rene Preval will be succeeded by Michel Martelly, a retired-musician-turned-politician. Martelly will also be Haiti's first head of state elected since last year's catastrophic earthquake. Robert Siegel talks with Jacqueline Charles, the Miami Herald's Caribbean correspondent.

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Fri May 13, 2011
Education

Some New Grads Still Struggle To Land Jobs

On college campuses, the outlook for new grads is better than it's been for the past couple of years — with starting salaries averaging about $50,000. Still, for many students — especially those without technical skills or a business background — landing a good job remains tough.

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Fri May 13, 2011
National Security

Border Patrol Officers Die In Crash

The Border Patrol says two officers died Thursday after their car was hit by a train. They were in pursuit of smugglers when the accident happened.

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Fri May 13, 2011
Commentary

Week In Politics: Budget; 2012 Election

Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and Republican strategist Ron Christie.

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Fri May 13, 2011
Middle East

After Agreement, Palestinians Feel Stirrings Of Hope

The reconciliation agreement between Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas is already having an impact in the beleaguered Gaza Strip. After a childhood dominated by misery and war, Yusef Ali is finally daring to hope. The winds of change that came with the Arab spring have swept into the benighted pocket of coastal desert in which he's been trapped for his whole life. Ali's only 27, yet he's spent the last four years living like a pensioner. He's been paid — but he's banned from working, because he's a soldier in the Palestinian Presidential Guard.

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