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Colombia's Indians take justice into their own hands

We head deep into Colombia's Cauca mountain range, where members of the indigenous Nasa community are demanding that both security forces and FARC guerrillas stay off their land. Next, gay rights activists in the United States hold ‘kiss-ins’ outside Chick-Fil-A chicken restaurants to protest against the company chairman’s strong opposition to same-sex marriage.

Finally, NASA is flying high after the successful landing of its Curiosity spacecraft on Mars. The beleaguered space agency faces huge budget cuts, but is hoping Curiosity’s success will help keep the federal funds flowing. 

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2014-04-09 USA

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