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In Kitchens Around The World, Comfort Foods Bring Us Together

Chef Carla Hall invites us over to make spanakopita, one of her favorite Greek dishes. Her new cookbook is all about celebrating the way home-cooked meals unite us — no matter where we're from.

In New Hampshire, where the Affordable Care Act remains unpopular, the state has exceeded expectations for insurance enrollments. Credit goes, in part, to a grass-roots campaign to sign people up. Brian Snyder/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Obamacare Rolls Into N.H. Like A Political Campaign — And Wins

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Download:10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Nutrition researchers are reaching a new consensus: Cut back on all those refined carbs. And remember that some fat is good. Stacy Spensley/Flickr hide caption

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Rethinking Fat: The Case For Adding Some Into Your Diet

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In Blue Jasmine, Cate Blanchett plays a wealthy New York socialite who has it all, loses it all and ends up delusional on a park bench. Perdido Productions hide caption

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The Changing Lives Of Women

When Planning For The Future, Women Have Been Hands Off

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When Planning For The Future, Women Have Been Hands Off

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It's a legal battle that is far from over. In 2013, Sheriff John Cooke (left) and other sheriffs in Colorado filed a federal civil lawsuit objecting to two gun control bills, saying they violate the Second Amendment. This week a crucial gun control measure goes to trial. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Amid Pushback, Colorado Gun Control Measure Goes On Trial

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In Kitchens Around The World, Comfort Foods Bring Us Together

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