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In Texas border town, skepticism ahead of Trump visit to push wall

US President Donald Trump on Thursday is headed to McAllen, Texas, on the Mexican border in an attempt to win support for his wall a day after another acrimonious meeting with Democrats on funding for the barrier. But residents along the border have expressed skepticism over Trump's claim that a wall is needed.

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Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asks for the names of 3 countries who were among the first to pass laws making voting mandatory. The three countries we had in mind are Belgium, Argentina and Australia.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked listeners to name the U.S. location of the "Knife Throwers' Hall of Fame." The answer is Austin, Texas, as The World's David Leveille explains.

The Bin Ladens

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Steve Coll, author of "The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century;� the book is a profile of the family that produced the al Qaeda leader.

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The price of rice

Anchor Lisa Mullins gets some perspective on the rising cost of rice from California grocer Ernesto Ramirez who explains why some customers are buying more rice even as the price increases.

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A famous Iraq photo

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to former photojournalist Warren Zinn, who five years ago became famous after taking a photo of U.S. army medic Joseph Dwyer as he carried an injured Iraqi boy to safety