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Domestic News | February 22, 2013

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Domestic News

Tension mounts in the Middle-East, Hugo Chavez reports the return of his cancer, U.S. Cardinal doubts an American will replace the Pope, Libyans celebrate anniversary of Gadhafi's death, four missionaries arrested in Libya, Senator Johanns resigns, a survey of Americans shows dissatisfaction, U.S. markets close for President's Day

A woman peers through a bus window that is covered in the Spanish words: "Chavez is alive" near the military hospital where President Hugo Chavez is allegedly receiving treatment in Caracas, Venezuela (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Tension mounts in the Middle-East regarding the nuclear program in Iran, but Benjamin Netanyahu is set determined to keep the country in check. Hugo Chavez announces his cancer has returned. Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl doubts that an American pope will replace Pope Benedict. Libyans celebrate the second anniversary of the death of Moammar Gadhafi. Meanwhile, four missionaries have been arrested in Libya on the suspicion of distributing Christian literature and proselytizing. Senator Mike Johanns of Nebraska steps down after just one term. A survey shows only 27% of Americans are satisfied with the direction the country is headed. U.S. markets closed for President's Day, which may have been preferable.