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NEW YORK (AP) - In a story May 15 about a new SARS-like virus spreading from patients to health care workers in Saudi Arabia, The Associated Press reported erroneously the location of the 20 deaths attributed to the virus. There have been no deaths reported in France and Qatar, only in Saudi Arabia, Full story
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels said they attacked an important military base in the south and checkpoints in the city of Deraa on Thursday, trying to regain ground lost to President Bashar al-Assad's forces near the Jordanian border. Full story
Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme, Ertharin Cousin, discusses the additional $100 million in aid to Syrian refugees promised by Secretary of State John Kerry, as well as efforts already underway in the country.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., ranking member on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and Politico’s Ginger Gibson join Hardball to discuss Wednesday’s hearing about last year’s attack in Benghazi.
Pediatric psychologist Carolyn Landis and criminologist and professor Casey Jordan join Martin Bashir to try to make sense of how three woman could be held in a neighborhood basement for more than a decade – and whether “bystander apathy” at all shares in the blame.
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts talks to NBC News Correspondents Kristen Welker and Ayman Mohyeldin and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Ct., about the evidence of potential chemical weapons use in Syria.
What should U.S. reaction be after Chuck Hagel said Syria used chemical weapons? Ambassador Marc Ginsberg and Ayman Mohyeldin discuss.
Syrians living in Jordan take part in a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in front of the Syrian embassy in Amman May 17, 2013. The placard reads, "Bani Yas, Our Lady of Martyrs". Bani Yas is a city in Syria. REUTERS/Majed Jaber (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
Boys take part in a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in front of the Syrian embassy in Amman May 17, 2013. REUTERS/Majed Jaber (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
Syrians living in Jordan take part in a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in front of the Syrian embassy in Amman May 17, 2013. REUTERS/Majed Jaber (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
Demonstrators hold up a poster of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and a Jordanian flag during a protest to mark Nakba Day outside the U.N. office in Amman May 15, 2013. The demonstration was to mark 65 years since what they call the Nakba when Israel's creation caused many to lose their homes an