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Savor fish are a staple for penguins. Researchers say the birds' ability to taste umami disappeared more than 20 million years ago.
Applications for expanded deportation protections are on hold temporarily while the White House appeals a federal court ruling. Some states challenged the executive actions that extended protections.
Gallup has released its list of the most Democratic and most Republican states in the nation. We'll look at which states made the list and why.
The self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, appears to be popping up across the Middle East and beyond. Is ISIS growing in strength or is something else taking place?
The White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism focuses on the homeland. Minneapolis unveils its plan Wednesday. Its Somali-American community has lost dozens of men to terrorist recruiters.
New psychological research explores a phenomenon known as the entourage effect. We hear why people like to create their own entourages.