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The United States has enough oil pipeline to wrap around the Earth more than a hundred times. But those 2.6 million miles of pipeline were built for a different era, and more pipelines — many more — will need to be built in the next 20 years to bring the system up to date. It has some big implications for the future of the nation's energy economy.
From the Found Recipe files, a dish that's also a delicious workout for your biceps: Cast Iron Roasted Half Chicken. Montana restaurateur Jay Bentley explains why it's a favorite of his.
Robert Siegel talks to Saleh Muslim, co-chair of the Democratic Union Party, the biggest Kurdish opposition party in Syria. He's working to keep his home town Kobani from being overrun by ISIS.
Peter Schneider, author of the new book, "Berlin Now," tells Robert Siegel it will take another generation to unify in spirit what was divided by east and west for so long.
Kim Jong Un hasn't been seen in public in five weeks. Melissa Block talks to Stephen Bosworth, a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School.
The spotlight on the Secret Service after recent security breaches has spilled over to the White House staff, and it's renewed old questions about a 2012 Colombian prostitution scandal.