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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 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.
In Nova Scotia, Gerald Whitman crashed his car in a blizzard. Charlie Parker was shoveling snow, and at first thought he saw a seal. He found Whitman face down and brought him inside to wait for help.
Britain wants a bigger share of the market for Chinese tourists. The tourist board VisitBritain held a a contest on Chinese social media to give Chinese names to British landmarks.
One person's comfort food is another person's bad memory. For today's Found Recipe, we hear again from chef John Currence.