As Clock Ticks, ACA Seeks Minority Enrollment | Hashtag Activists Come Out Against 'Colbert Report' | Space Tourism Provides Balloon to the Brink of Space

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Monday, March 31, 2014

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As Clock Ticks, ACA Seeks Minority Enrollment | The Takeaway TV Smackdown Elite 8: Tony Soprano Vs. Data | Activists Come Out Against 'Colbert Report' | Turkey's Elections & A Prime Minister's Future | Retro Report Looks Back at Sex Abuse in the Catholic Church | 2001: How The United States Entered Into A Dire Debt Crisis | A Balloon to the Brink of Space | The Takeaway TV Smackdown Elite 8: Liz Lemon Vs. Mary Richards

As Clock Ticks, ACA Seeks Minority Enrollment

March 31 is the deadline for most Americans to sign up for health insurance. The White House reports that 6 million people have signed up for coverage so far, but some of the most important groups for the ACA—minorities—have yet to get on board.

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How I Got Roped Into the #CancelColbert Twitter Drama

Stephen Colbert tried to make fun of racists by making a racist joke. It didn't go over well on Twitter. Here's the story behind the latest "weaponized hashtag."

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Turkey's Elections & A Prime Minister's Future

Voters in Turkey went to the polls to decide on more than their next mayors—the election could very likely be a direct referendum on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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U.N. Top Court Rules Japan Must Stop Whale Hunts

The United Nations' top court—the International Court of Justice—has ruled that Japan must stop its whale hunts in the waters of the Antarctic. This is a battle that has been brewing between the Japanese and anti-whaling activists for decades.

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A Balloon to the Brink of Space

Space might be closer than you think. By the end of 2016, a private company, World View, plans to bring tourists to the brink of outer space in a high-altitude balloon.

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Today's Highlights | March 31, 2014

Also on Today's Show: How did the United States enter into such a dire debt crisis? What went wrong?...In the 1980s and 1990s, reports first started to emerge about the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal. This week’s Retro Report examines the bishops who covered up the crimes.

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