The Current | Jul 16, 2013 | 21:27

Lac-Megantic disaster stokes U.S. oil shipping debate

Anti-oil protesters in Maine blockaded a rail line before the deadly derailment of a train carrying crude oil through Lac-Megantic, Que. We visit the oil transport debate in Maine.

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The Current Accusations of witchcraft and penis snatching in African countries Mar 25, 2013 | 27:36A non-existent crime with no real victims has erupted in lynchings in some parts of West Africa. A bizarre accusation of witchcraft has ancient roots, but may have a modern trigger -- globalization. A look into something called KORO - penis snatching.
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