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Environment

Red Cross video link at Bagram

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Graziella Leite Piccolo of the Red Cross about a video link program that allows relatives of detainees at Bagram prison in Afghanistan to speak with their families

The legal age

Faith and news analyst Jason Mantzoukas discuss the recent debate over whether the legal drinking age should be lowered from twenty-one to eighteen.

Arts, Culture & Media

The Blo N' Go

Laurie Coleman, the wife of Republican Minnesota Senator Nate Coleman, talks about the new device she helped invent - the Blo N' Go.

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.

China's snow emergency

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports that China is struggling to cope with disruptions caused by unusually heavy snowfalls.

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Culture

Don’t take being American for granted

There is a reason why Western Europe’s loud acceptance of equality hasn't yet made a significant difference in much of the world: because of the US. Like civil rights and the women’s suffrage movement, it is only when America declares the debate closed that it will finally be closed in much of the world. If not legally, then at least culturally.

Environment

Mining threatens Minnesota's pristine Boundary Waters

The Obama administration had put a temporary stop to copper-nickel mining on the edge of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, pending environmental review. The Trump Interior Department reversed this policy, raising concerns about pollution in this hugely popular area that has been part of the National Wilderness Preservation System since 1964.