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Jillian Weinberger

Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:

President Putin 'Intent On Moving Borders'

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The commander of the U.S. Armed Forces in Europe says that President Putin has ambitions to re-draw the map and is intent on creating a new rift in Europe.

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The Battle Against Hitler: A Portrait of Courage

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Dietrich von Hildebrand spoke out against Nazism a decade before Hitler's political rise. A historian reflects on Hildebrand's legacy, as the world remembers Auschwitz's liberation.

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California Keeps Parents in the Dark on Child Care

Monday, January 26, 2015

More than a million children attend day care or preschool programs in California, but it's nearly impossible for parents to access state records on the quality of these programs. 

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Measles Hit Epicenter of Anti-Vaccine Movement

Friday, January 23, 2015

Over the few years, a number of Southern California parents have decided against vaccinating their children. A new measles outbreak in the area has public health officials concerned. 

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How to Combat Anti-Semitism in Europe

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Israel expects 15,000 Jews to leave France for Israel in 2015, and Jews throughout Europe have seen an uptick in anti-Semitism. We explore how the E.U. should deal with this problem.

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Can American Presidents Still Do Big Things?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

What we expect of our president likely differs by party affiliation, but the historical records shows that some presidents are more effective than others. Why?

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Bringing Up Baby: The Push for Paid Parental Leave

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The U.S. is the only developed nation without a federal policy that mandates paid parental leave. President Obama hopes to change that.

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The Silk Road Trial: One of The Most Important Cases of Our Time

Friday, January 16, 2015

The trial of Ross Ulbricht, accused as the mastermind behind the online black market Silk Road, began this week.  Legal scholars say it's one of the most important cases of recent times.

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The Beginning of the End of Bitcoin?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The digital currency Bitcoin has fallen by 25 percent over the last two days. One financial expert says this might be the beginning of the end of Bitcoin.

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Newsstands See Rush For Charlie Hebdo

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Charlie Hebdo usually prints just 45,000 copies. But after the terrorist attack on the magazine, five million copies of this week's issue have headed to newsstands throughout the world.

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky: The Man to Take on Putin?

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been praised as a activist for democracy and a force for good who suffered at the hands of Putin. But it's not clear if he can save Russians from reality.

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Free Speech & The Prophet Muhammed: Fighting Radical Islam

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

While the great majority of Muslims do not subscribe to the radical ideas of ISIS, after attacks like those in Paris, the message of mainstream Islam is often obscured.

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Obama Pushes For Free Community College for Millions

Monday, January 12, 2015

On Friday, President Obama announced a new proposal to make community college free for millions of students. We explore the president's initiative, and a similar program in Tennessee. 

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Reign of Terror: 2,000 Feared Dead in Boko Haram Massacre

Monday, January 12, 2015

After a week of Boko Haram-sponsored attacks across Nigeria, scores are dead and many are left wondering whether the government can effectively combat terror.

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Al Qaeda and ISIS Unite in Paris Terror

Monday, January 12, 2015

The terrorist behind the attacks on Charlie Hebdo and other recent attacks in Paris included unlikely cooperation between Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State.

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Freedom of Speech, or An Excuse to Bully?

Friday, January 09, 2015

"Under the rhetoric of free speech and satire we see bullying of oppressed and marginalized communities. I think Hebdo mixed those lines," says religious scholar Hussein Rashid.

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Terror in France Highlights Tensions in Europe

Thursday, January 08, 2015

This week's terrorist attack in Paris underscored the longstanding tensions between immigrants—particularly Muslim immigrants—and citizens of the European Union.

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Palestine Pivots Towards International Community

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The Mideast peace process has been at a standstill for more than a decade. Now, the Palestinian leadership is trying a new tactic: Appealing to the international community.

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Ferguson Juror Makes Moves to Tell All

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

A grand juror in the Darren Wilson case has filed suit against St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCullough, in an effort to speak publicly about the case. 

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New Year, More Pay

Monday, January 05, 2015

On New Year's Day, 20 states and Washington, D.C. increased the minimum wage, and Alaska will follow suit in February. What does this mean for workers?

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