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GOP Presidential Contenders Eye Florida And Its Winner-Take-All Delegates

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:08am

Florida is the next big prize on the GOP primary calendar. There are 99 delegates at stake in a winner-take-all-primary on Tuesday. Most polls show Trump with the lead. Florida is Marco Rubio's home state but analysts don't expect him to eke out a win.

Trump Wins Primaries; Have Republicans Learned 2012's Election Lessons?

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:08am

What has happened to the GOP since it was trounced in the last presidential election? Henry Barbour, co-authored of the autopsy report, looks at whether his party paid attention to its conclusions.

There Are Times When Journalists Must Take A Stand, Jorge Ramos Says

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:08am

Steve Inskeep talks to Univision anchor Jorge Ramos about his new book, "Take A Stand: Lessons From Rebels."

Sister's Forced Marriage Started Iraqi Woman On Activist Path

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:08am

A woman who runs an organization in mainly Kurdish Northern Iraq, where women face threats, is in Washington to receive an award from Vital Voices, a non-profit group that puts a spotlight on women.

Tens Of Thousands Of Migrants Stranded After Slovenia Closes Its Border

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:08am

Slovenia and Serbia have closed their borders to all "irregular" travelers, save those with immediate humanitarian needs. This effectively shuts down the Balkan route to Europe used by hundreds of thousands of migrants in the past year.

New TV Drama Recounts Heroic Escapes On The Underground Railroad

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:08am

The multi-layered thriller follows a group of enslaved people as they escape a Georgia plantation. Co-creator Joe Pokaski says the Underground Railroad may be America's "most heroic story never told."

Sanders, Clinton Split Primaries; GOP Contests Attract More Voters

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:08am

Democratic pollster Margie Omero and Republican strategist John Feehery look at what the voter turnout numbers mean following Tuesday's primary contests.

Canada's Official Residence, No Longer Fit For A Prime Minister

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:06am

The 35-room limestone mansion is so decrepit that there have been calls for its demolition. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refuses to live there. The big question: what to do with the place?

Cheap Oil Usually Means Global Growth, But This Time Seems Different

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:59am

Recent forecasts for global growth have been ratcheted down, even as oil prices sink lower and put more money in consumers' wallets. Economists see several factors changing things.

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