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January 8, 2016

Weekend Reads, Jan. 8

Our special guest this week is Deputy Global News Director Ryan Broderick, talking about some of his favorite stories he read online recently:

What's Going On Around The World Today

After days of serious decline, China’s stock markets rebounded today. Belgian prosecutors say they’ve found a Brussels apartment that was used as a hideout for the Paris attackers. And some good news for manatees: They may no longer be listed as endangered.

Trump’s Attacks Aren’t Fooling Ted Cruz’s Supporters

What's worked on other Republicans doesn't seem to be working on Cruz in Iowa, where supporters say Trump's birther-style questions about the senator's eligibility aren't affecting their enthusiasm at all. "Ultimately any time [Trump] attacks anybody it’s because something good is happening with them."