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Steve Inskeep talks to GOP pollster Whit Ayres about the 2016 Republican presidential field. What will take for the GOP to win the race? Ayres is working with Marco Rubio's presidential campaign.
A survey published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior finds that cat videos can boost a person's mood. Nearly 7,000 people were surveyed about Internet cat videos.
Several reports indicate Brian Williams will remain at NBC but will no longer anchor the Nightly News. Williams was suspended after it turned out some of the stories he told about himself were false.
Investigators have revealed more details in their case against Joyce Mitchell, the civilian employee accused of helping two convicted murderers escape from Clinton Correctional Facility in New York.
Eight people were found shot to death at Emanuel AME Church in downtown Charleston, S.C. Another person died at a hospital. Authorities are searching for the suspect.
Walking and texting was creating a problem at Utah Valley University. The school came up with a fix: It marked a slow lane on one of its stairwells just for students who are glued to their screens.