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As Jon Stewart's final week hosting The Daily Show gets underway, we examine the show's legacy and the many careers and spinoffs it's launched.
A team of botanists has discovered a new species of carnivorous plant in Southeastern Brazil — after finding it in a photo posted on Facebook.
Testimony is scheduled to start Monday in the case involving a former Charlotte, N.C., police officer, who is white, who shot and killed a 24-year-old unarmed black man in 2013.
Journalist Mohamed Fahmy, who was arrested and sent to prison in Egypt in 2013, talks to Renee Montagne. After spending 14 months in prison and 5 months out on bail, he faces a retrial.
About 6,500 athletes from 165 countries took part in what is often called the most moving sporting event in the world. David Greene talks to ESPN producer Kate Jackson, who covered the Games.
Mexico's first lady promised she would would sell a multimillion-dollar home bought under controversial circumstances. Many questions remain regarding the purchase, and she hasn't sold the house.