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'Us' Vs. 'I, I, I' For Some Democrats In What Used To Be Clinton Country

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 7:31am

Though Hillary Clinton still has her loyalists, even some former supporters are "feeling the Bern" in New Hampshire.

Old Mouse Trap Still Works Just Fine

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 6:33am

The Museum of English Rural Life in Britain has artifacts on display including a 155-year-old mouse trap. There was no bait, but a mouse wandered in, got stuck and died.

Photos Of Cans Inside Taiwan Building's Pillars Help Spur Call For Safety Reviews

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 6:31am

Dozens of people are still missing – but some survivors are still being found, 60 hours after the quake. Nearly all of the 38 reported deaths occurred in one building.

Discarded Girl Scout Cookie Box Helps Police Find Their Man

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 6:26am

A motorcyclist took authorities in California on a high-speed chase. Along the way, he tossed a box of Girl Scout cookies. The note inside and eye witnesses helped authorities find the suspect.

Bad Ads Got You Down? High School Students Are Here To Break The Super Bowl

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 6:00am

A New York City-based program aims to make students into critical media consumers.

Why A Vote For Bush Could Be A Vote For Trump In The N.H. Primary

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 5:00am

A quirk in the state's delegate process would award every vote under 10 percent to the winner of the primary. With the fractured establishment field, that could mean their votes go to Donald Trump.

The Best And The Worst Of Super Bowl Ads

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:28am

There was little excitement in this year's crop of Super Bowl ads. Many of the best had already been seen on social media; the others were underwhelming.

Politics In The News: New Hampshire Primary

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

New Hampshire voters go to the polls for the first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders both hold substantial leads in their parties' polling. But New Hampshire is notorious for surprises. On the Republican side, the positioning of second and third-place candidates could be significant as well.

Foreign Investors Look To Gain A Foothold In Myanmar

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

Myanmar, which used to be run by a military dictatorship, is a hot market for foreign investors. A division of a U.S. company is facing hurdles as it tries to set up a plant in Myanmar.

Christie Calls Rubio Out On His 'Scripted' Campaign Rhetoric

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

Marco Rubio came under heavy assault — especially by N.J. Gov. Chris Chrstie — at a weekend GOP presidential debate. Rubio kept repeating a single sentence almost verbatim.

French Lawmakers Want To Make Some Emergency Measures Permanent

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

The French government is seeking to extend the state of emergency it declared after the Paris terrorist attacks in November. Renee Montagne talks to French political scientist Nicole Bacharan.

Why The U.S. Still Has No Viable Alternatives To Russian Rocket Boosters

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

When it comes to launching top-secret military satellites, the Pentagon relies almost entirely on rocket engines made in Russia. The U.S. has no viable alternative to the Russian rocket boosters.

North Korea Launches Rocket Believed To Be Long-Range Missile Test

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

Renee Montagne talks to MIT professor Theodore Postol about North Korea's nuclear capabilities and assesses the level of danger the weekend rocket launch poses to the rest of the world.

Wish Our Correspondent Luck; She's In A Rio Samba Parade

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

The highlight of Brazil's Carnival are the Samba parades, where 12 teams — called schools — compete for the top prize in Rio de Janeiro Monday night.

Debris Flow From California's Rough Fire Threatens Lakes Downstream

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

A lot of El Nino-related precipitation is falling on an area devastated by a giant 150,000 acre fire that burned last summer. Dirt and debris are flowing into lakes, and farmers are worried.

What Do Sanders And Trump Have In Common? More Than You Think

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

The two hottest candidates heading into Tuesday's New Hampshire primary: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. On the face of it, the candidates and their messages couldn't be more different.

How Will Host Chris Rock Treat Oscars' Lack Of Diversity?

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

There were calls to boycott the Academy Awards after all 20 of the acting nominees are white. There's great anticipation for how host Chris Rock — a comedian who never pulls punches — will handle it.

School Superintendent In Flint Worries About Water Crisis' Irreversible Harm

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

Renee Montagne talks to Bilal Tawwab, superintendent of schools in Flint, Mich., about how the district is responding to the lead water crisis. The extent of the damage from the lead is not yet known.

For Mardi Gras, Les Bon Temps Rouler In Mobile, Ala., Too

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:02am

Most people think of New Orleans on Mardi Gras. But the pre-Lenten celebration has roots in another Gulf Coast city. Mobile, Ala., proudly bills itself as the "mother of mystics."

How To Get Dads To Take Parental Leave? Seeing Other Dads Do It

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 3:41am

Social scientists see long-term benefits to new dads spending a few months caring for a baby. But these studies won't nudge fathers to take leave if they still see a work culture that frowns on it.

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