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The US government is spending millions to save a few dozen fish

In Death Valley, Nevada, there's a hole that is home to just a few dozen fish. But these aren't any fish — they were at the center of an environmental debate over endangered species that went to the Supreme Court some 40 years ago. Meanwhile, a British man gets a new bionic hand for less than $500. And Denmark is considering a ban on elective circumcision. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

Scandinavians, for the first time, are joining the jihad

Scandinavia is known for its commitment to civil and human rights, its government services and its equality. But it's also becoming a source of jihadi fighters in Syria. Pro-Russian militants in Ukraine have secured a huge cache of weapons. And a white man and his black puppet are creating candid talk on race in South Africa. That and more, in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Dutch drug tourism

The Dutch have some of the most liberal drug laws. But some local officials are fed up with foreigners who invade their towns looking for drugs. So they want to close the so-called coffee shops that sell marijuana. Emily Kop reports from the Netherlands.

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Geo Answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we asked you to name a Dutch town that hosted English pilgrims for nearly a decade, and may have given them the idea to have a holiday of thanksgiving. Emily Kopp reports from Leiden, the answer to our quiz.

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for one of the world's bicycling capitals. The answer is Copenhagen. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Assaf Biderman of MIT's SENSEable City Lab, about a new bicycle wheel that his team designed.