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O'Malley, Paul, Carson, Fiorina Check In On Iowa Caucus Day

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 10:54am

Democrat Martin O'Malley and Republicans Rand Paul, Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson talk with David Greene about criticism and expectations heading into caucuses for the 2016 presidential race.

Clinton Comments On Lessons Of '08, Email 'Politics' And Voters' Passion

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 9:51am

David Greene talks with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton ahead of the Iowa caucuses.

Presidential Voting Season Kicks Off With Iowa Caucuses

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 7:09am

In Iowa, David Greene talks to Ann Selzer of the Des Moines Register and David Yepsen, former chief political correspondent at the Des Moines Register, now at Southern Illinois University.

Taco Literacy Class; Sake-Flavored KitKats

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 6:10am

Students at the University of Kentucky can now take a class on taco literacy. The state has a growing Latino population. In Japan, Nestle rolls out a sake flavored KitKat.

Snow Expected To Fall In Iowa After Monday's Caucuses

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 5:51am

Blizzard conditions are expected in some parts of the state. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she has it on good authority that the storm won't start until after midnight.

Politics In The News: Iowa Caususes

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

All eyes are on Iowa as voters caucus Monday night for their favorite presidential candidate. The Republican and Democratic races are expected to be tight. David Greene, who's in Iowa, talks to NPR's Cokie Roberts and David Yepsen, former chief political correspondent with the "Des Moines Register" and now director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Cruz Urges Iowans: Caucus With Us; If We Stand Together We Will Win

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

At the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines last night, Cruz reflected on the campaign. Without mentioning his name, Cruz took a swipe at his biggest rival in Iowa, Donald Trump.

Clinton Urges Iowa Voters To 'Fight' For Her

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

On the eve of Iowa's caucuses, Hillary Clinton made her closing argument to voters in Des Moines. In 2008, she came in third in Iowa. But those close to Clinton say it feels different this time around: There's more energy.

Zika Virus Prompts Emergency Meeting Of The World Health Organization

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

WHO Director General Margaret Chan has called a meeting for Monday. They'll decide whether the outbreak of the Zika virus rises to a public health emergency that would be of international concern.

Excitement Is In The Air For First-Time Iowa Caucus Goers

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

Candidates blanket Iowa in a final blitz before the caucuses. David Greene talks to David Yepsen, former chief political correspondent at the Des Moines Register, now at Southern Illinois University.

Rubio Tells Iowa Voters He's The One To Beat A Democrat In November

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

The are 11 Republican presidential candidates competing in the Iowa caucuses. Senator Marco Rubio has tried to distinguish himself from the presidential pack on matters of national security. Rubio made his closing argument to voters in Davenport Sunday night.

More Protesters Arrive In Oregon To Support Occupiers Of Wildlife Refuge

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

Just four militants are holding out at the wildlife refuge, additional supporters are in town. Leaders of the occupation were arrested last week and one person was killed by law enforcement.

As ISIS Evolves, U.S. Counter-Efforts Must Advance, Lumpkin Says

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

The White House is overhauling efforts to combat ISIS propaganda with a counterterrorism task force. The head of the newly-created Global Engagement Center, Michael Lumpkin, talks to Renee Montagne.

Does Egypt's Law Protect 'Short-Term Brides' Or Formalize Trafficking?

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 3:49am

Egypt has vowed stricter enforcement of a law requiring foreign men to pay if they marry much younger women. Activists say the country enshrines a practice that amounts to sex trafficking.

Portraits Of L.A.'s Female Artists Send A Powerful Message: 'You Are Here'

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 3:48am

Rebecca Campbell's portrait series documents the women artists who go unnoticed or under-represented. "I made it so that they didn't disappear," she says.

Can Extreme Exercise Hurt Your Heart? Swim The Pacific To Find Out

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 3:43am

Ben Lecomte wants to be the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean — a 5,500 mile journey. Doctors will monitor his heart remotely to see how intensive exercise affects this vital muscle.

Can Extreme Exercise Hurt Your Heart? Swim The Pacfic To Find Out

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 3:43am

Ben Lecomte wants to be the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean — a 5,500 mile journey. Doctors will monitor his heart remotely to see how intensive exercise affects this vital muscle.

A Diet High In Fiber May Help Protect Against Breast Cancer

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 3:42am

Eating fruits, vegetables, grains and beans high in fiber can help keep us healthy. A study finds yet another benefit: Women on a high-fiber diet had a lower risk of developing breast cancer.

A Diet High In Fiber May Help Prevent Against Breast Cancer

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 3:42am

Eating fruits, vegetables, grains and beans high in fiber can help keep us healthy. A study finds yet another benefit: Women on a high-fiber diet had a lower risk of developing breast cancer.

In Iowa, Campaign Season Finds Muslims Caught In A Harsh Spotlight

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 10:35pm

Many of Cedar Rapids' Muslims have long roots in the U.S. Yet the political climate there has them feeling out of place. "I just want to live my life without having to explain myself," says one imam.

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