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Global online freedom act

The World's Clark Boyd reports that a New Jersey Congressman is proposing new legislation to prevent U.S. Internet companies from turning over information about their users to countries that censor Internet content.


Gas tax holiday

Faith shares her thoughts on the gas tax holiday endorsed by both John McCain and Hillary Clinton.


Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, a neuroanatomist at the University of Indiana in Indianapolis, talks about her experience having a stroke and her new book, "My Stroke of Insight."


Bad weather

Faith talks to Stefanie and J. Eggleston, a Missouri father-daughter duo who did a study that showed weather forecasts aren't as accurate as you might think.


Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Basel, Switzerland. The city was home to Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, who died yesterday. The World's David Leveille reports that Hofmann's discovery of LSD remains controversial.


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