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Coke Says You Can Lose Weight by…Drinking Coke?

Monday, August 17, 2015

A new study funded by Coke suggests that you can lose weight simply by exercising more and not adjusting your diet. We spoke with a nutrition professor from NYU about what's behind this.
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'No Voters Ask Me About the Emails'

Monday, August 17, 2015

Hillary Clinton has said that on the campaign trail, voters are worried about paying for college, not scrutinizing her old emails. So how do her actual policy ideas address those issues?
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Systematic Rape as ISIS Theology

Monday, August 17, 2015

Rukmini Callimachi, foreign correspondent for The New York Times, talks about her article, which details ISIS's use of systematic rape of Yazidi women to control the religious minority.
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On the Democrats’ Campaign Trail; ISIS’ Theology of Rape; Coca-Cola’s Commissioned Study

Monday, August 17, 2015

Marion Nestle warns against food companies' studies; Tamara Keith on the campaign trail; ISIS’ theology of rape; coping with extreme climates; conversations with a serial killer.
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Conversations With a Serial Killer

Monday, August 17, 2015

Journalist Martha Elliott talks about executed serial killer Michael Ross who found faith in prison.
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Combating the Uptick in Tick-Borne Diseases

Friday, August 14, 2015

Summer is the season for ticks, and the Center for Disease Control reports that Lyme Disease is more rampant than usual. Here are some tips for staying tick-free out there.
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Transportation Commissioner Trottenberg Checks In

Friday, August 14, 2015

Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg discusses DOT priorities, including the MTA's capital funding, Citi Bike's expansion, and Vision Zero.
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: ADHD Advantages, Fox Gives in to Trump, How to Throw a Feminist Wedding

Friday, August 14, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: ADHD Advantages (First) | Fox Gives in to Trump (Starts at 19:37) | Throw a Feminist Wedding (Starts at 45:35)
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Noble Reporting to HBO Mini-Series

Friday, August 14, 2015

Lisa Belkin discusses how her 1999 book 'Show Me a Hero' became a HBO mini series directed by David Simon, which airs this Sunday.
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Pope Francis' Call to Action for Climate Change

Friday, August 14, 2015

Naomi Oreskes, author of introduction to the Pope's encyclical on climate change, discusses why the Pope has chosen to become an advocate for the issue.
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The GOP's Problem With Women

Friday, August 14, 2015

Heather McGhee talks about Trump, women, and how they are impacted by the Republican party's policies.
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Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg; The GOP on Women; The Pope on Climate Change

Friday, August 14, 2015

Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg; the GOP and women; an uptick in ticks; the Pope on climate change; and the story of housing desegregation in Yonkers in the eighties.
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Is ADHD an Advantage?

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Dr. Dale Archer, who has ADHD himself, talks about how having ADHD might benefit your life.
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A Jewish Reporter Goes to Iran

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A journalist for The Forward recently returned from a reporting trip to Iran. Here's what he observed about Iranians' attitudes toward Israel, the West and the nuclear deal.
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Christian Taylor: A Football Star’s Death in the Lone Star State

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A closer look at the shooting death of black teenager Christian Taylor, at the hands of an Arlington, Texas police officer-in-training.
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Fox and Trump Throw Megyn Kelly Under the Bus

Thursday, August 13, 2015

After the GOP debate, Donald Trump lashed out at moderator Megyn Kelly. Now the head of Fox News is choosing to make nice with Trump over defending his star anchor.
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How To Fix the National Teacher Shortage

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Dan Brown, co-director of Educators Rising, talks about how the teaching profession might adapt to attract more highly-qualified and motivated teachers.
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Fox and Trump Throw Kelly Under the Bus; ADHD as a Secret Superpower; Our Teacher Deficit

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Fox News and Donald Trump make amends; a Jewish reporter goes to Iran; the ADHD advantage; what’s causing our nationwide shortage of teachers; another fatal police shooting in Texas.
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A Trio of Tenant Protection Bills

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The City Council is expected to pass three bills Thursday that will strengthen tenant protections, especially related to when landlords offer buyouts.
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'Hamilton': More Historically Vibrant Than a Mere Period Piece

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The NYTimes' theater critic playfully suggested mortgaging your house to get tickets for 'Hamilton' on Broadway. The historical narrative is a big reason why the show is so compelling.
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