Middle East Upheaval, Fake Boyfriends and Fake Engine Noise

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The day after the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, we look at upheaval in the Middle East. Then, how and why are western women getting recruited into Islamic extremist groups like ISIS? Next up, a tech reporter tells us about her experience testing a smartphone app that generates fake significant others for those trying to fool their families and friends. In our weekly film segment, we discuss new box office releases including The Boy Next Door and Cake. And finally, why are automakers piping fake engine noise into new cars, and who’s raising a stink about it?

Banner Image: Salman ibn Abdilaziz Al Saud, pictured, became president of Saudi Arabia on January 23, 2015 upong the death of his half-brother, King Abdullah. Credit: Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo