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WikiLeaks - a journalism high point: U.S. court-martial witness

FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) - WikiLeaks and its model of decentralized leaking of secrets is a high point in journalism history, a Harvard professor testified on Wednesday at the court-martial of a U.S. soldier charged with passing secret documents to the website. Full story

Ferguson: Going to Be Tougher For Next Generation

   Niall Ferguson, Harvard economist and author of "The Great Degeneration," shares his economic outlook. I'm worried about the fiscal burdens that we have racked up that my kids are going to have to contend with, he says.

Indian Floods; Hunt for Hoffa

   Top headlines right now, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, and Niall Ferguson, Harvard economist. Floods in India claim 70 lives, and authorities are searching a Michigan field for the remains of union boss Jimmy Hoffa.

Power Rundown: Harder To Do Business In USA?

   Discussing whether it's harder to do business in the U.S. than anywhere else, and if Bernanke has "run his course," with Niall Ferguson, Harvard economist, and author of "The Great Degeneration."

Emerging Markets & Violence

   Discussing the mass protests in Brazil and Indonesia and the silent vigils held in Turkey after protesters clashed with police, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and Niall Ferguson, Harvard economist.

14-year-old graduate is bound for Harvard

   Tennessee 14-year-old has already graduated college and is now set to begin work on her Master's Degree at Harvard. Mary Scott reports.

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  Oprah gets political

In her speech to Harvard grads, Oprah reveals her perspective on gun control and immigration reform.

  Motorola to Make Smartphone In US

The amount of Harvard graduates to land a job on Wall Street has jumped to 15 percent this year, and Motorola is planning to make a smartphone in the U.S. CNBC's Kayla Tausche and John Carney discuss.

  Heritage’s Richwine resigns after controversial anti-immigration ‘think’ piece

Victoria DeFrancesco Soto joins Martin Bashir to explain the thinking at the heart of a far right-wing think tank’s paper that argued vociferously against any comprehensive immigration reform – and then why Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, would call Mexico a “hell hole” … twice.

  Time to 'Recrunch' the Numbers?

An economic paper on debt from Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff is drawing criticism. Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank and David Malpass, Encima Global, weigh in.

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