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When You're The President, What Counts As Need To Know?

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In both the disastrous roll out of and allegations the NSA tapped the cell phone of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders, the White House has claimed President Obama had not been informed of the details as they were happening. Robert Siegel talks to David Gergen, former presidential advisor, about what a president needs to know, and how he finds out the information on a daily basis about issues of national security and other realms. Gergen served Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.

Rapid Learners: How Pixar Animators Created A Very Scary River

What would a small dinosaur look like in Class V rapids? That's the question Pixar filmmakers had to answer for their film The Good Dinosaur. So they piled into a raft to figure it out for themselves.
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Recipes Get A Makeover With GIFs, Science, And Emojis

On Food Wednesday, we explore the new ways recipes are being presented, with everything from GIFs to scientific method.

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International Military Action In Syria

French President Hollande meets with President Obama in Washington to seek additional U.S. support in the fight against ISIS in Syria, and NATO holds an emergency meeting over the downed Russian fighter jet: An update on international military strategy in Syria.


Used Rocket Is A New Breakthrough For Blue Origin's Space Plan

Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has sent a craft past the edge of space and then landed its rocket safely – and vertically — in Texas.

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