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Isabel Angell

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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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BART Permanently Lifts Rush Hour Bike Ban

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

KALW

The Bay Area's transit agency voted unanimously last week to lift the long-standing ban on bikes aboard trains during rush hour. After the five-month pilot program ends on December 1st, bikes will be permanently allowed on all BART trains, at all times. 

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BART Strike Is Over, Tentative Agreement Reached

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

KALW

The BART strike is over and trains are running again after a four-day work stoppage. Unions, management, and local politicians announced a tentative agreement late Monday night.

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BART is on Strike

Friday, October 18, 2013

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Union workers for BART have walked off the job for the second time in three months. Talks between management and the unions broke down Thursday afternoon after almost thirty straight hours of negotiations. 

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BART Negotiations Last All Night, Gov. Halts Bus Strike

Thursday, October 17, 2013

KALW

There’s still no strike --or no deal-- in the six month-long BART contract negotiations. Wednesday, for the third night in a row, federal mediator George Cohen said that BART and its unions were still at the table, that progress was being made, and that the trains would continue to run for one more day.

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BART Talks Continue; No Strike Wednesday

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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BART’s unions called off a strike for the fourth time in less than a week as the two sides continue to try to hammer out a deal. Around 10:30 PM on Tuesday night, federal mediator George Cohen stepped outside to confirm that talks were continuing.

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Bay Area Bus Agency Seeks Cooling-Off Period As Workers Threaten to Strike

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

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With a potential BART strike still looming, union workers from Bay Area bus agency AC Transit are gearing up for possible strike on Thursday. ATU Local 192 gave their 72-hour notice on Monday, while the agency has asked Governor Jerry Brown for a 60-day cooling-off period to prevent a strike from disrupting about 100,000 riders around the East Bay.

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