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Wednesday's Stories February 10, 2016

Needle Exchange Tries To Keep Pace With Rising Drug Use

Facilities like this one on Skid Row could receive a boost now that Congress has lifted a ban on federal funding.

With New Hampshire In Rearview, Candidates Head To South Carolina

The electorate in South Carolina differs dramatically from New Hampshire. Political reporter Jamie Self joins us for a primer.

A Look At Prisons Around The World, With A Spotlight On Our Own

Baz Dreisinger visited prisons in nine countries and wrote about her experiences in a new book, "Incarceration Nations."

Ferguson Votes To Reject Police Reform Agreement

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February 10, 2016 | 12:33 PM EST 13 Comments

California Crab Fishermen Struggling, As Algae Blooms

Regulators indefinitely delayed the season for Dungeness crab for the first time ever, due to the huge algae bloom off the coast.

February 10, 2016 | 12:40 PM EST 65 Comments

Sanders, Trump Roll To Victories In New Hampshire Primary

The Granite State made clear choices in last night’s presidential primary, as both winners ended up with 20-point victories.

February 10, 2016 | 1:40 PM EST 6 Comments

Rural And Diverse, Nevada Poses New Challenges For Candidates

Democrats hold their caucuses on Saturday Feb. 20 in Nevada, and Republicans will vote in a caucus of their own Feb. 23.

February 10, 2016 | 1:06 PM EST 9 Comments

What The N.H. Primary Results Mean For Clinton, Kasich

Democrat Hillary Clinton lost to Bernie Sanders by double digits, and Kasich was the second-place GOP finisher with 16 percent.

February 10, 2016 | 1:33 PM EST 2 Comments

Yellen: Slower Rate Hikes If Economy Disappoints

While the Fed expects to raise interest rates gradually, they are not on any preset course, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said.

February 10, 2016 | 12:52 PM EST 4 Comments

Syrian Regime, Russian Forces Close In On Rebel-Held Aleppo

Doctors Without Borders has issued a warning about the humanitarian crisis for refugees trying to flee from Aleppo to Turkey.

February 10, 2016 | 12:20 PM EST 3 Comments

Real Estate Through The Eyes Of Zillow

We revisit our conversation with the CEO and chief economist about their new book, "Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate."

February 10, 2016 | 1:46 PM EST 6 Comments

Killings Of Muslim Students Spark Awakening

The families of the students killed in Chapel Hill, N.C., have been working to reshape the narrative around Muslims in America.

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February 5 12 Comments

Lead 101: Flint Crisis Is Latest Example Of America’s Lead Problem

Public health historian Gerald Markowitz reminds us that the problem of lead poisoning is anything but new.

February 5 10 Comments

Why Some Forensic Evidence Isn’t Accurate Or Reliable

The co-founder of the Innocence Project explains the problems with certain types of evidence, such as bite marks.

February 4 5 Comments

Susan Tedeschi And Derek Trucks Talk Music And Marriage

The duo talks about their new album, "Let Me Get By," and about making music together as Tedeschi Trucks Band.

February 4 Comment

Do Babies Understand FaceTime And Skype?

It's reassuring for parents and grandparents far away from their little loved ones, but what do babies get out of it?

February 3 16 Comments

Telling The Story Of ‘The Invisibles’: White House Slaves

Of the first 18 presidents of the United States, 12 were slave owners, even though some spoke out against slavery.

February 3 119 Comments

Why Bernie Sanders Resonates With Young People

At the Iowa Democratic caucuses, he won 84 percent of voters aged 17 to 29, compared to Clinton's 14 percent.

February 2 Comment

High School Players Ready To Commit On National Signing Day

Increasingly, the day, and the hype around it, have provided fodder to the critics who say college football is anything but amateur.

February 2 136 Comments

The Super-Wealthy VC Behind The Fight For A $15 Minimum Wage

Tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist Nick Hanauer believes a higher minimum is good business and the right moral choice.


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February 9 11 Comments

Aviation Factory Struggles To Attract Young Workers

Business is booming at the GE Aviation plant in New Hampshire, but it's having trouble drawing young workers.

February 9 13 Comments

Opiate Addiction In New Hampshire

Robin Young visits a clinic called Recover Together that charges patients $65 a week for group therapy and a Suboxone prescription.

February 8 7 Comments

10 Things To Know About New Hampshire

With the focus on the primary race, we decided to do a little digging to find out what sets this state apart from the other 49.

February 8 79 Comments

N.H. Sen. Shaheen On Why She Supports Hillary Clinton

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says "I never hear any men who are supporting Bernie get asked if they're supporting him because he's a man."