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Week In The News: Cruz Wins Iowa, Clinton Edges Sanders, Zika 'Emergency'

Ted Cruz, Clinton and Sanders out of Iowa. Zika panic. Syrian peace talks fall apart. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: Iowa Countdown, Zika Spreads, Oregon Standoff

All eyes on Iowa. Trump and the debate. Bernie versus Hillary. We've got death and arrest in Oregon. Zika alarm. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: Primary Poll Surprises, Shaky Markets, Iran Prisoner Swap

Palin endorses Trump. Sanders surges in New Hampshire. Jittery stocks. Iran prisoner swap. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: State Of The Union, ISIS Strikes, US Sailors In Iran

US sailors and Iran. Obama's last State of the Union. Nikki Haley shakes it up. Terror in Jakarta and Istanbul. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the table.

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Week In The News: Executive Action On Gun Control, Oregon Occupation, North Korea's Bomb

President Obama on guns. China's stock market turmoil. Armed takeover in Oregon. North Korea. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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2015: The Year In News

We look back on 2015. Same -sex marriage. ISIS. Campus protests. A campaign like no other. The big news issues of 2015, and where they're headed.

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Week In The News: G.O.P. Debate, Fed Rate Hike, Baltimore Mistrial

Mistrial in Baltimore. The Fed hikes rates. The Republicans debate. Saudi Arabia's counterterrorism coalition. A deal on spending. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: San Bernadino Radicals, Trump Talks Muslim Ban, COP21 Hits Deadline

The deep story in San Bernardino. Donald J. Trump and Muslims. Hard climate decisions in Paris. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: College Campus Unrest, Immigration At Stake, Battle For Sinjar

Campus unrest and death threats. Debate round four for the GOP. Court blocks Obama on immigration. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: Sinai Jet Crash, Key Local Elections, GOP Debate Demands

Russian plane mystery. Keystone pipeline delay. Kentucky elects deep red Republicans. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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