Dull, Boring set to become sister cities

Two small towns, one in Oregon the other in Scotland, are considering becoming sister cities. They're not exactly linked by trade, nor are they culturally significant. It's really the towns' names that have the two communities considering linking up.

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Recapping the GOP debate in Iowa

Last night eight Republican presidential candidates gathered at the Iowa State University in Ames for a televised debate. Who said what, and which candidate fared best? We're talking with Michael Shear, writer for The Caucus blog for The New York Times.