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Global Scan

When does extinct not really mean extinct?

The Tasmanian tiger was believed to have gone extinct in the wild back in the 1930s, but it may have been more resilient than we thought. An expedition says its found evidence that the creatures still exist. Plus the Philippines try to pick up the pieces after Typhoon Haiyan devastates the area. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Reporter Nguyen Qui Duc reflects on Barak Obama's election victory and the ending of the Vietnam era. And we close our program with a new arrangement of a traditional song from Vietnam. It's performed by jazz guitarist Nguyen Le and singer Huong Thanh.

Issues topping US election

The war in Iraq topped the political agenda when Americans elected a new Congress 15 months ago, but as voters in 24 states prepare for tomorrow's Super Tuesday presidential primaries and caucuses.

Global Politics

Warnings dire from leaked report

The leak of the report warning of failure in Afghanistan is certain to add fuel to the debate over the future of the US mission there. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the political situation with Richard Fontaine, a former foreign policy adviser.

Conflict & Justice

First-time voters

1.4 million legal immigrants applied for US citizenship last year, and the vast majority were Latinos; spurred by frustration over immigration reform, many legal residents decided to become citizens and cast their vote