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A Night Of Surprises And Nail Biting In Iowa

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:25am

Donald Trump didn't fulfill his late polling promise — finishing second to Ted Cruz in the GOP race. And Hillary Clinton barely squeezed past Bernie Sanders to claim victory on the Democratic side.

22 Years Since O.J.'s Trial, FX Debuts 'The People V. O.J. Simpson

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:25am

American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson begins Tuesday on FX. Based on Jeffrey Toobin's book, it's a behind-the-scenes series that stars Cuba Gooding., Jr., John Travolta and Sarah Paulson.

Venezuela Accused By Doctors Of Underestimating Zika Virus Cases

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:25am

The Zika epidemic spreading through Latin America and the Caribbean got its start in Brazil. In neighboring Venezuela, some doctors groups are warning the situation could be almost as bad.

Iowa Caucuses: Cruz Wins GOP Race; Clinton Defeats Sanders

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:25am

Iowa voters took the first step in choosing a new president Monday. Republicans in the state chose Texas Sen. Ted Cruz over Donald Trump. And Hillary Clinton won over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Boston Program Teaches Women To Negotiate For Better Salaries

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:25am

Statistics show women earn 79 cents for every dollar a man earns. In Boston, women make 83 cents on the dollar. That city is trying to narrow the gap further by teaching women to negotiate.

Supporters Reflect On Caucus Outcomes By Trump, Rubio

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:25am

In Iowa, David Greene follows up with two voters who supported Donald Trump and Marco Rubio, the second and third-place finishers in Monday's Republican caucuses.

In Iowa, Ted Cruz Overcomes Donald Trump's Star Power

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:25am

Sen. Ted Cruz won the Republican caucuses in Iowa, turning out his base of evangelical supporters and delivering Donald Trump a loss during his first time being judged by voters.

Clinton Declared The Winner In Iowa's Democratic Caucuses

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:25am

Based on the results of Monday's caucuses, Clinton received 699.57 state delegate equivalents, to Sanders 695.49. The race moves to New Hampshire, where the state holds a primary on Tuesday.

Phosphorus Starts With Pee In This Tale Of Scientific Serendipity

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 3:57am

German alchemist Hennig Brand started with about 1,500 gallons of urine in his 17th century hunt for gold. Discovering phosphorus was just a nice surprise. Know a modern tale of scientific luck?

Florida Supreme Court To Decide Whether Executions Can Go Forward

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 3:56am

Florida's highest court will hear a case that may determine the fate of some 390 death row inmates. The case comes after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state's death sentencing system.

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.

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