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Lynn Sherr

Correspondent for PBS television

Lynn Sherr appears in the following:

British Muslims Found Guilty of Terrorist Plot

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Late Monday afternoon, a London court found three British Muslim men guilty of conspiracy to murder by plotting, three years ago, to blow up planes bound for North America. The men pl...

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Jobs Numbers Don't Count Discouraged Seekers

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Unemployment numbers last week showed the U.S. jobless rate at 9.7 percent: the highest since 1983. This number may be misleadingly low, however; the official unemployment rate counts...

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Summer Over, Congress Heads Back to Hill

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

It’s official: summer vacation is over and Congress is back in session, preparing to pick up where they left off. This week, President Obama will attempt to take back control of the h...

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Bomb Blasts in Baghdad

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

A series of truck bombs and other attacks have shaken central Baghdad today. According to the New York Times, the concerted attacks left huge dust clouds over the city and collapsed h...

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Powerful Women Roundtable

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Forbes is set to release their list of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women. In honor of the women who will appear on that list, we put together our own roundtable to discuss what it m...

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Retail's Rocky Road to Recovery

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

This week many large chain retail stores reported their earnings for the second quarter. While the numbers are down, they are beating analysts' expectations. That must be a good thing...

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General Zinni on Leadership

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Retired four star General Anthony Zinni knows something about being in command. Among other posts, he was in charge of U.S. Central Command during the run up to the Iraq war, in charg...

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Reflecting on Robert Novak

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Long-time Washington reporter, columnist and political pundit Robert Novak died yesterday after losing a battle to brain cancer.  His five-decade-long career as a journalist and man-a...

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Golden Oldies: Seniors on the Health Care Debate

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

The debate over reforming the nation's health care system has been raging for months, and it seems one of the groups watching the tussle most closely are senior citizens. Most people ...

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You Say Tomato; We Say Plum...

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

August is typically the month where tomato enthusiasts can count on an abundance of their beloved juicy, red gems. This year, however, a "late blight" is devastating tomato crops acro...

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DNA Swapping May Cloud Evidence

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

In a newly-released paper in the journal Forensic Science International: Genetics, scientists in Tel Aviv, Israel, describe how they have found a process to fabricate DNA. The proces...

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Favre: The Mighty Vike

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

The Minnesota Vikings welcomed a new star quarterback yesterday... but their new quarterback is an old enemy. 39-year-old Brett Favre just came out of retirement (again) and signed a ...

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Afghan Voter Turnout Hinges on Security

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Afghanistan has seen months of political campaigning – and as we discussed Monday, "Daily Show"-style satirical political commentary – ahead of Thursday's presidential election. Safet...

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Kabul Braces for Potential Violence

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

BBC correspondent Lyse Doucet speaks with us from Kabul, Afghanistan, where the city is preparing for only the second presidential election since the overthrow of the Taliban. Afghans...

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The Road to the Future? All About Cars

Thursday, July 23, 2009

The car industry is starting to release its second quarter profit reports. The Ford Motor Company is posting a surprise $2.8 billion profit, but it continues to have operating losses....

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Call the Police: Racial Profiling and the Law

Thursday, July 23, 2009

At the end of his press conference last night, President Barack Obama discussed the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. The president said the cops "acted stupidly" in t...

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Hillary Clinton and North Korea: A War of Words

Thursday, July 23, 2009

North Korea and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have launched a war of words. In a speech in Thailand, where she is attending a regional summit, Secretary Clinton urged North Korea...

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California Dreaming... of a Budget

Thursday, July 23, 2009

After weeks of budget battles and threatened cuts, the California state budget is finally up for a vote today. Or maybe tomorrow. Possibly next week. The Takeaway talks to Dan Walters...

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Calling All Guinea Pigs: Volunteer for the H1N1 Trials

Thursday, July 23, 2009

The U.S. government is seeking thousands of volunteers, from babies to the elderly, to roll up their sleeves for the first clinical trials of an H1N1 flu vaccine. The race is on to te...

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President Obama Packs The House in Ohio

Thursday, July 23, 2009

President Obama is heading to Ohio today on a campaign swing—not for the presidency but for his health care plan. Dan Bobkoff, reporter for WCPN in Cleveland, Ohio, is getting ready t...

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