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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Members of the LGBT community take part in the Bangalore Queer Pride Parade 2012 on December 2, 2012. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty)

Ice Blankets South & Leaves Thousands Stranded | Checking in on The Soup or Bowl Contest | Anti-Gay Advocates Take Their Mission Overseas | High Court in India Refuses to Review Ban on Gay Sex | Crystal Meth is North Korea's State Secret | Would You Stop Eating Real Food? | Big Block of Cheese Day: From Jackson to 'West Wing' to Obama

Big Block of Cheese Day: From Andrew Jackson to 'West Wing' to Obama

In the first season of "The West Wing," the White House hosts an open house for "Big Block of Cheese Day," a nod to President Jackson, who hosted a similar event for the American peop...

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Synthetic Food Takes the Hassle Out of Eating

What if you didn’t have to ever eat to get all the nutrition you need? This dream of never having to deal with the hassle of "food" is what inspired Rob Rhinehart to create a grayish,...

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Anti-Gay Advocates Take Their Mission Overseas

Facing a losing battle in the United States, evangelical advocates are seizing the opportunity to spread their mission abroad in countries like Belize, Nigeria and Russia, where recep...

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Crystal Meth is North Korea's State Secret

Throughout the 1990s, meth was produced by the government of North Korea. But these days it’s ordinary North Koreans who have set up their own labs and are manufacturing and distribut...

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Today's Highlights | January 29, 2014

Also on Today's Show: A blanket of ice in the South is leaving thousands stranded in cars, schools, and even public radio stations...The Takeaway got a lot of great entries for our So...

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