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Tonight on the program, we examine the ongoing turmoil in the Gaza Strip as Israel and Palestine trade rocket fire and count casualties. Also: BP announces it will pay $4.5 billion in damages for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Miles O'Brien looks at the science of sleeping, Xi Jinping to become next leader of China, and 'Operation Sandy' helps New York recover from the damaging storm.
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