Today’s Headlines

  • Syria: Gun Battle Rages in Damascus After Car Bombings Kill 27 People
  • U.S. IDs Suspect in Massacre of 16 Afghans as Karzai Alleges Multiple Shooters
  • NYC: Occupy Protesters Attempt to Reclaim Liberty Square
  • NATO Failed to Investigate Dozens of Civilian Killings in Libya, Reports Amnesty
  • Palestinian Prisoner Hana Shalabi Enters 33rd Day of Hunger Strike
  • 911 Tapes Released from Trayvon Martin Shooting in Florida
  • Wisconsin: Senator’s Resignation Ends Republican Majority
  • More than 20,000 Teachers Pink-Slipped in California
  • Brazilian Court Bars Exit of Chevron, Transocean Workers as Criminal Charges Prepared
  • East Timorese President José Ramos-Horta Defeated in Country’s 2nd Presidential Election
  • Indonesian Court Sentences 5 West Papuan Leaders to 3 Years in Prison
  • Rights Groups Accuse U.S. of Sending Prisoners to Afghan Facility Despite Reports of Torture

This is a summary of news headlines from the United States and around the world as reported by Democracy Now! on Tuesday, March 20. To watch the complete daily, independent news hour, read the transcript or download the podcast, visit


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