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Isabel Angell

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The Toxic History of The Love Canal

Thursday, May 26, 2016

A look back at the man-man environmental disaster that led to the creation of Superfund sites.

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Using Sleep Science to Win The Stanley Cup

Monday, May 23, 2016

In the high-stakes world of championship playoffs, teams like the San Jose Sharks are looking for an edge anywhere — even in the bedroom.

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EgyptAir Disaster Raises The Stakes for The Middle East

Friday, May 20, 2016

EgyptAir Flight 804 disappeared over the Mediterranean on Thursday. If terrorism is to blame, this crash may complicate things not just for Egypt, but for Iraq, Syria, and beyond. 

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Schoolgirl Kidnapped by Boko Haram Returns Home

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Amina Ali Nkeki was reportedly found by civilian vigilantes who are helping the Nigerian military fight Boko Haram. She had a four-month-old child with her.

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What Happens When The Machines Don't Need Us Anymore

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Today, coding is being supplanted by something called "machine learning." Are we relinquishing our power when we teach machines, instead of programming them?

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The Voices of America's Homeless

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

From Seattle to North Texas to Miami, homelessness is on the rise. 

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Puerto Rico's Unruly Financial Crisis: What You Need to Know

Monday, May 02, 2016

Puerto Rico will default on a portion of its massive debt today. Without help from Congress, the situation could get worse.

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The Professor and 'The Man Who Knew Infinity'

Friday, April 29, 2016

An unlikely mathematician traces his journey from dropout to professor in a new book that explores his relationship with the famous 20th-century Indian mathematician Ramanujan.

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Counselor-in-Chief? Obama Looks to Unite Europe

Monday, April 25, 2016

The European Union might need some family therapy as it struggles with the refugee crisis and the threat of terrorism. Is President Obama the right counselor-in-chief for a strained EU?

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The Tricky Business of Love, Race, and White Privilege

Monday, April 25, 2016

More than 5.3 million marriages in the U.S. are between couples of different races or ethnicities, but conversations about race and relationships can still be complicated.

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Ex-Convicts Face Hurdles in Health Care

Monday, April 25, 2016

Thousands of people are leaving the prison system in Maryland without adequate health care, according to a new report from Kaiser Health News. 

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If the Presidential Candidates Were 'Game of Thrones' Characters

Friday, April 22, 2016

You win or you...get a spot in the cabinet? "Game of Thrones" comes back Sunday, and it's hard not to draw comparisons between the fictional chaos in Westeros and the 2016 election.

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In Flint, Criminal Charges and a Search for Trust

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Though residents are happy that three people are facing criminal charges in connection to the Flint water crisis, they're still struggling to trust their local and state government.

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'Remote Control' Crossing: How GPS and Cell Phones Erase Borders

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

More and more human traffickers are guiding migrants across the U.S. through "remote control," while they stay safely in Mexico. 

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Today's Highlights | January 22, 2014

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Also On Today's Show: A look at some of the most intriguing Super or Bowl contest entries and a discussion about the most popular Super Bowl Sunday foods...In yet another clash of cul...

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Majority of Bay Area Residents Support Transit Strike Ban

Friday, December 13, 2013

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Over half of Bay Area residents support a ban on transit strikes, bucking the region’s pro-union reputation, reveals a new Field Poll. The rest of the state is split, but more Californians still believe public transit workers should have the right to strike.

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Unions Sue BART Over Contract Dispute

Thursday, December 05, 2013

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BART’s biggest unions, SEIU 1021 and ATU 1555, are suing the agency's board and the district’s management over what BART is calling a “clerical mistake” in their new contract. The unions say management is trying to backtrack.

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Old San Francisco Bay Bridge is Coming Down, Without a Bang

Friday, November 15, 2013

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The old eastern span of the Bay Bridge stands empty, its job done. Now it’s time for it to come down. And everyone wants to know: will the California Department of Transportation blo...
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Golden Gate Bridge Tolls Could Hit $8

Thursday, November 14, 2013

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According to projections, within five years, a drive across the Golden Gate Bridge could cost as much as $8. Officials say it's a necessary trade-off, as tolls help subsidize the area's ferry and bus service.

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Talks Continue Between AC Transit, Union After Governor Brown Stops Strike with Cooling-Off Period

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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Following a recent one-two strike punch from BART workers, a labor dispute is also roiling AC Transit bus workers. But unlike train employees, the sticking point for bus workers invol...
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