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Friday, April 29, 2016 | 11:00 am

Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

Friday, April 29, 2016 | 10:00 am

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 11:00 am

Beyond the campaign sound and fury, how do we really solve our biggest national problems? One smart citizen thinker weighs in- with you.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 10:00 am

Hillary Clinton and the women’s vote. How it’s broken against Bernie Sanders. How it might play out against Donald Trump.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | 11:00 am

Can the thirstiest city in the driest state in the country become the Silicon Valley of water? Las Vegas is set to try.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | 10:00 am

Getting real about the depth of financial security in America’s middle class. We will go very up close and personal.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 | 11:00 am

Ready, set, summer. New ways to get lost inside America’s National Parks with the writers of Outside Magazine.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 | 10:00 am

The President calls for more U.S. special forces into Syria. Last week, more troops and gunships into Iraq. What is this push and its strategy for ISIS?

Monday, April 25, 2016 | 11:00 am

400 years after Shakespeare, we celebrate the bard with a new look at Othello. And how it speaks to us today on race and gender.

Monday, April 25, 2016 | 10:00 am

Layoffs and shakeups at online news sites, and what that means for the uncertain future of journalism.

Friday, April 22, 2016 | 11:00 am

Legendary performer, musician Prince has died at age 57. We’ll listen back to a remarkable career

Friday, April 22, 2016 | 10:00 am

New York votes. Houston floods. Harriet Tubman on the $20. And Obama lunches with the Queen of England. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 11:00 am

Acclaimed writer, psychologist, traveler Andrew Solomon the importance of getting out- way out- into the world.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 10:00 am

The president’s visit to Saudi Arabia. The two countries’ special relationship is being challenged on everything from ISIS to oil.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 11:00 am

The bloody, pitch-black satire American Psycho is now a Broadway musical. We’ll dive in with the director and star of the show.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 10:00 am

Who has the delegates and the way forward after the New York primary? We’ll add it all up with top political watchers.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 | 11:00 am

Journalist Ron Fournier turns the tables on himself for a soul-searching meditation on fatherhood now. What it is. How it’s changing.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 | 10:00 am

Powerful earthquakes hit Japan and Ecuador. We’ll look at vulnerability and preparedness around the world—and here in the USA.

Monday, April 18, 2016 | 11:00 am
In this April 5, 2016 photo, a masked and armed policeman patrols a gang controlled neighborhood in San Salvador, El Salvador. Hyper-violent gangs declared open-season on police in this Central American nation in response to a government crackdown that began last year. (Alex Peña/AP)

NPR’s Kelly McEvers went to El Salvador to find out how violent street gangs are terrorizing a whole country for the podcast “Embedded.”

Monday, April 18, 2016 | 10:00 am
"The Future of the Professions" discusses how technology is transforming the work of professionals in the 21st century. (Pixabay)

Tech disruption heads for the professions. Doctors, lawyers, accountants now face real digital competition.

Friday, April 15, 2016 | 11:00 am

Cars that brake, steer, drive and see in the dark. The almost self-driving car is already here. Car Talk’s Ray Magliozzi joins us to kick those tires.

Friday, April 15, 2016 | 10:00 am
Verizon workers picket outside one of the company's facilities Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Philadelphia. Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast walked off the job Wednesday morning after little progress in negotiations since their contract expired nearly eight months ago. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Democrats battle in Brooklyn. Trump says “rigged.” Verizon strike. Russian jets buzz the US Navy. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 | 11:00 am

Broadway’s mega-hit “Hamilton” is all the craze. And it’s not just the lucky few who have seen it, who are obsessed.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 | 10:00 am

Inside a major push to reduce jail populations and fix racial disparities in the justice system. Eleven major cities are all in.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 | 11:00 am
An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed through a microscope. Federal health officials are saying that the more researchers learn about the Zika virus, the scarier it appears. (Felipe Dana/AP)

The CDC warns that the Zika virus is “scarier” and more dangerous than first thought. We’ll look at the risk in the U.S. and plans to combat it.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 | 10:00 am
As the presidential primaries wind to an end, candidates vie for delegates. (Toby Brusseau/AP)

Is the 2016 presidential primary process fair? We’ll look at the scramble for delegates and the road ahead. Plus: We’ll talk about voting rights protesters who staged sit-ins at the Capitol.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 | 11:00 am

The genius of birds. Why bird-brained, as an insult, may not make sense.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 | 10:00 am

Ransomware is here with a vengeance. Hackers are going after everything from hospitals to your own smartphone or laptop. It’s pay up or see your data lost forever.

Monday, April 11, 2016 | 11:00 am

We talk to the irrepressible designer Isaac Mizrahi about fashion today and what it tells us about ourselves, our time. Plus: an investigative look at those surprisingly cheap dress ads on Facebook.

Monday, April 11, 2016 | 10:00 am

What’s taking so long with the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails? Is there a fire in there or not? Plus: The Boston Globe imagines — and rejects — a future President Trump.

Friday, April 8, 2016 | 11:00 am

Let’s get cooking. And the new push to get you into the kitchen — from meal delivery kits to simple techniques and recipes to build your confidence.

Friday, April 8, 2016 | 10:00 am

Sanders and Cruz win big. The Panama Papers’ global punch. A $15 minimum wage in New York. Our weekly roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Thursday, April 7, 2016 | 11:00 am

Renowned novelist James McBride, with a deep new take on the godfather of soul, James Brown.

Thursday, April 7, 2016 | 10:00 am

A critique of how the American economy has evolved to protect giant corporations and their profits. A call to break the grip – with competition.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 11:00 am

Retired Army Colonel and big thinker Andrew Bacevich on what he calls America’s endless war in the Middle East.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 10:00 am

The message from Wisconsin. What the results in the Badger State tell us (and don’t) about the candidates and their paths to the nomination.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 11:00 am

“Lab Girl”, the powerful new memoir of a female scientist — geobiologist Hope Jahren — on life and love.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 10:00 am

A massive leak of more than 11 million documents reveals a global web of corruption and tax hidden wealth. What we’re learning about the Panama Papers.

Monday, April 4, 2016 | 11:00 am

Facebook makes another big move with Facebook Live. Live video. Is this where the world will watch?

Monday, April 4, 2016 | 10:00 am

A big new warning that sea levels may be rising even faster than we thought. As much as six feet by the end of this century. We’ll look at the impact on coastal cities world-wide.

Friday, April 1, 2016 | 11:00 am

Alt-folk hero Andrew Bird joins us with his sweet, layered songs of love and chemistry.

Friday, April 1, 2016 | 10:00 am

Trump’s abortion firestorm. Sanders takes three more states. Dirty bomb warnings and a nuclear summit. Our weekly roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Thursday, March 31, 2016 | 11:00 am

NPR’s Kelly McEvers went deep inside the opioid and HIV explosion in one Indiana town for the new podcast “Embedded.” She joins us.

Thursday, March 31, 2016 | 10:00 am

President Obama has called out the media in part, for the zoo of the 2016 election campaign. Is he right?

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 | 11:00 am

With Opening Day almost here, we’ll look at the inside story of baseball’s most valuable commodity: the arm of the pitcher.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 | 10:00 am

The gender pay gap is closing, but it’s still got a long way to go. We look at big, new, innovative efforts to get women and men the same pay for the same job.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | 11:00 am

Lifetime M.D. Dr. Nortin Hadler joins us to look at what’s happened to the doctor-patient relationship, and how to save it.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | 10:00 am

With tax deadline fast approaching, we look at the tax plans from the 2016 presidential candidates, and what they could mean for you and the country.

Monday, March 28, 2016 | 11:00 am

North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law. Other states are debating similar laws. We’ll look at what’s going on.

Monday, March 28, 2016 | 10:00 am

Europe’s patchwork of spy agencies after Brussels. From eavesdropping to sharing intel, the challenge ahead.

Friday, March 25, 2016 | 11:00 am

Comedian David Cross—of “Arrested Development” and “Mr. Show” — on his new tour: “Making America Great Again!”

Friday, March 25, 2016 | 10:00 am

ISIS strikes Brussels leaving Europe on edge. Obama in Cuba. Trump-Cruz heats up. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Thursday, March 24, 2016 | 11:00 am

Actor Ethan Hawke as jazz trumpeter Chet Baker in “Born to Be Blue.”

Thursday, March 24, 2016 | 10:00 am

After Brussels, Europe is taking another look at the human wave from the Mideast and Africa. We’ll look at mounting tension over the EU’s migrant crisis.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 | 11:00 am

Rising costs. Unfair admissions. Threats to academic freedom. The future of the American university.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 | 10:00 am

Two veteran reporters traveled the country talking to Americans about hope, anger and the presidential candidates who speak their minds. And we listen.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 | 11:00 am

Twenty-three percent of Americans say they have no religious affiliation. What do they believe? And what does it mean for the country?

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 | 10:00 am

Deadly terror attacks rock airport, subway in Brussels. We have the latest developments.

Monday, March 21, 2016 | 11:00 am

A big new broadside against the Democratic Party by liberal stalwart, Thomas Frank. He blames a yuppified Democratic Party for the rise of Donald Trump.

Monday, March 21, 2016 | 10:00 am

President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba. We’ll unpack what’s at stake. What the US and Cuba each really want.

Jun 9, 2016

Newly-minted college graduates on the job hunt. We’ll look at who’s hiring, starting salaries, and strategies for landing that first job.

Jun 9, 2016

Europe, India and China, are taking on American tech giants over privacy, monopolies, and more. We’ll look at the global technology pushback against the U.S.A.

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Jessica Valenti: ‘Objectification Is About Dehumanizing People’
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

“There is some power in laying claim to the word victim.” — Jessica Valenti on the Stanford sexual assault case, and the importance of language.

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Why The ‘Roots’ Remake Matters (And What Stays The Same)
Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016

The recent remake of “Roots” on the History Channel makes important changes, Morehouse College’s Stephane Dunn argues. But it also holds true to the original story.

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Former Trump Advisor Roger Stone: ‘Trump’s Going To Be The Next President’
Monday, Jun 6, 2016

Longtime political consultant Roger Stone apologizes for his “two martini tweets,” even as he predicts Donald Trump will be the next U.S. president.

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