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Michelle Obama and the lying lens
David Burnett says it seems old fashioned to think a photo is the light of truth. Photos capture just a moment and can be manipulated, especially today.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 10:31:44 EST
NASA unveils 'superhero' robot
Nicknamed Valkyrie, NASA's robot is flexible, loaded with imaging devices and could one day walk on Mars.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:48:00 EST
What's Kim doing?
CNN's Barbara Starr reveals what the execution of Kim Jong Un's uncle for treason means for U.S. national security.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:52:23 EST
Chang: Like Richard III with nukes
Author Gordon Chang explains the complicated dynamic in North Korea executing Kim Jong Un's uncle, Jang Song Thaek.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:00:00 EST
Opinion: Power struggle in Pyongyang
The chilling images from North Korea brought back memories from one of the most disturbing and important moments of none other than Saddam Hussein's tactics for establishing his iron-clad rule of Iraq. The young North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, it appears, has learned from the most ruthless and long-lasting of modern dictators.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:01:18 EST
Group: Photos show prison camps
North Korea is showing no signs of scaling back its fearsome labor camp system, with torture, starvation, rape and death a fact of life for tens of thousand of inmates, according to human rights group Amnesty International.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 18:39:20 EST
Yemen: U.S. drone hits wedding party
A U.S. drone mistakenly targeted a wedding convoy in Yemen's al-Baitha province after intelligence reports identified the vehicles as carrying al Qaeda militants, two Yemeni national security officials told CNN on Thursday.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:05:24 EST
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