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CNN Radio News Day: December 4, 2012
The Dar Al-Shifa hospital in the northern city of Aleppo on December 2, 2012, after part of it was bombed by a regime aircraft in November.
December 4th, 2012
04:31 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: December 4, 2012

CNN Radio News Day is an evening news program providing an informative, thoughtful and creative look at the day's events. It's posted Monday through Friday at 4:30 pm ET.

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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.

  • NATO's secretary-general Tuesday served warning to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad that any use of chemical weapons by his regime would trigger an immediate international response.  The warning follows that of U.S. President Barack Obama yesterday, calling any chemical weapon use "totally unacceptable."  A U.S. official says there are "worrying signs" that Syria is mixing chemicals to make deadly sarin gas.  Leonard Spector with the James Martin Center for Non-Proliferation Studies says it's a notable development:

    "The fact that it's being mixed at this moment, if that's what the intelligence is saying, is a very serious change of circumstances."   FULL POST

College rapes: the new rules
Campuses across the nation are thinking though how to implement new Title IX guidelines about sexual violence.
December 4th, 2012
10:44 AM ET

College rapes: the new rules

By Emma Lacey-Bordeaux, CNN

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(CNN) - Georgia Turner grew up in a small town in eastern Kentucky. She studied hard, she played played soccer and she didn't even consider going to a party until she got to college.

The petite sophomore recalls her excitement to start classes at the University of Louisville. She even paid to move in early. Then, one August night two years ago, she went to a party, her first, with some people she'd just met. That's all she remembers from the night. The next morning she felt awful.

[2:30] "I had bruises all over my body. I really knew, it's just a feeling you know and I knew I'd been raped."

FULL POST

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