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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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