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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.

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

Arts, Culture & Media

How sharks find their way

A tiny Pacific island shows up on our radar for today's Geo Quiz. It's a coral atoll located 5 degrees north of the equator which is home to Tiger Sharks that have a natural ability to navigate around their underwater environment.

Secrets behind military patches

The meanings behind the patches that some in the military sew on their uniforms can be obscure, but author Trevor Paglen did his best and Marco Werman speaks with him.

Global Politics

France's role in Chad

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with writer James Traub about French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner and France's relationship with the troubled African nation of Chad. Traub profiled Kouchner for last Sunday's New York Times Magazine.