Art Hounds: Ghost, Dirty Girls, Al Church and State The hounds have uncovered a devil-worshipping Swedish heavy metal band, a slew of confessional style performers and artists who turn the phrase 'dirty girls' inside out, and an indie rock band which is seriously tongue-in-cheek.4:45 p.m.
Living with diabetes still a challenge Advances in diabetes treatment, such as insulin pumps and more accurate glucose monitors, are making it easier for people to manage the disease. But it continues to require a lot of diligence from diabetics and their caregivers.5:35 p.m.
Stadium supporters hope for resolution in legislative session A day after Gov. Mark Dayton compared leading stadium proposals to find them all at fault, stadium boosters are seeing signs of hope for the upcoming legislative session. The next two weeks will likely be key in the Minnesota Vikings' quest for a new stadium.5:54 p.m.
Politics Wrap-Up: Perry, Santorum, Gingrich's Ex-Wife
A big day in presidential politics: Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the race. Certified results from the Iowa caucuses show former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum finished ahead of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, but party officials are calling it a tie. And Newt Gingrich's second wife sat down with ABC News for an interview about their marriage and messy divorce. All this comes on the same day the four remaining candidates gather in Charleston, S.C. for a debate. Robert Siegel discusses it all with NPR's Mara Liasson in Charleston.
New Results In Iowa Point To Virtual Tie
The Iowa Republican Party Thursday certified the results from the Jan. 3 caucuses. They show Rick Santorum 34 votes ahead of Mitt Romney. The original results had Romney eight votes ahead of Santorum. But the party said a winner could not be declared, because the results from eight precincts could not be located for certification. Santorum claimed victory anyway.
In Malaysia, Student Challenges Limits On Politics
In the modern history of Asia, college students have often played a leading role in pushing for political reform. But in Malaysia, a 40-year-old law bans the country's college students from participating in politics. Adam Adli, 22, is leading a high-profile battle to abolish the law.
Arab League Completes Initial Stage Of Syria Mission
Anouar Male is a former Algerian political prisoner who went to Syria as one of the Arab League monitors. He quit this week, calling the mission a sham. Audie Cornish hears from him — and she talks to NPR's Peter Kenyon about the mission overall.
Q&A: Why Such A Low Tax Rate For Romney?
GOP candidate Mitt Romney says his effective tax rate is 15 percent. Why so low? The answer lies in a theory that if you tax investment too high, economic growth and job creation are discouraged. But it's somewhat controversial, not least because most of the people who get to pay that lower rate are well-off.