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President Obama and the Iran Deal

Monday, April 06, 2015

Edward-Isaac Dovere, a senior White House reporter for Politico, discusses the latest on the Iran deal and other important politics you may have missed over the weekend.
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Investigating Supplements; An AA Critique; the End of 'Mad Men'

Monday, April 06, 2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on the supplements industry; more on the Iran deal; California's drought; a critique of AA and the beginning of the end of "Mad Men."
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Public Shaming, Toms River & Subway Poetry

Friday, April 03, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Public Shaming (First) | Toms River Pollution (Starts at 18:44) | Subway Poetry (Starts at 37:53)
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Putting the 'Ha!' in Haggadah

Friday, April 03, 2015

For Passover, two (comedic) takes on an unorthodox Haggadah for a more modern and relevant Seder.
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Fareed Zakaria Defends the Liberal Arts

Friday, April 03, 2015

President Obama poked fun at art history majors recently, but wistful nostalgia aside, CNN's Fareed Zakaria says young critical thinkers are still needed in a tech-based economy.
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Can Tobacco be Relatively Safe?

Friday, April 03, 2015

Should warning labels on tobacco products take into account varying degrees of harm?
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Meet the Candidate: Vincent Gentile

Friday, April 03, 2015

The special election to replace Michael Grimm in Congress is May 5. City Councilman Vincent Gentile is the Democratic candidate, running against the Staten Island DA Dan Donovan. 
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Republicans Divided

Friday, April 03, 2015

The New Yorker's Amy Davidson discusses the divide between the pro-business and social conservative wings of the GOP in the wake of the uproar over the "religious freedom" laws.  
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Fareed Zakaria; Funny Seders; Republicans Divided

Friday, April 03, 2015

Fareed Zakaria defends liberal arts education; two wings of the Republican party at odds; NYC Council member Vincent Gentile; a "safer" tobacco product & some (fun) Passover Seder tips.
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Chris Messina's Directorial Debut

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Actor and director Chris Messina (Mindy Project, Argo) discusses his new film "Alex of Venice" and his new act -- movie director.
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Paid Sick Leave's First Year

Thursday, April 02, 2015

New York's Paid Sick Leave went into effect one year ago. Julie Menin talks about how it's working and her efforts to inform workers and employers about the new law.
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Sen. Menendez Indicted on Federal Bribery Charges

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Sen. Robert Menendez was indicted on federal corruption charges. NJPR's Nancy Solomon, NJTV's David Cruz & The Takeaway's Todd Zwillich explain the charges.
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Childless, Not by Choice

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Childless, not by choice, is a reality for many women. Lisa Manterfield talks about coming to terms with life without a baby after she really, really wanted one. 
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This Moment in Nigeria

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Yinka Adegoke, the Africa editor for Quartz, talks about what the outcome of the Nigerian election means for its citizens and democracy. Plus: calls from Nigerian-Americans.
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When Religion Trumps Medicine

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Dr. Paul Offit argues parents should not be able to opt their children out of vaccinations and medical treatment because of their personal beliefs.
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Sen. Menendez Indicted; Childless, Not By Choice; Chris Messina

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Sen. Menendez indicted on federal bribery charges; a year of paid sick leave; Nigeria's elections; childless, and not by choice; Dr. Paul Offit and the actor and director Chris Messina.
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April Fools: Manspreading Crackdown

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

We had a little fun this morning with an April Fool's joke -- that police were going to seriously crackdown on the practice of "manspreading" on the subway. Enjoy!
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Case Study: Toms River

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Dan Fagin won the Pulitzer Prize for his in-depth account of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, the children who were sickened and the community that fought back. 
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Keeping NYC Accessible

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Commissioner Victor Calise of the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities talks about expanding access in New York City.
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Iran Nuke Talks

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The latest updates on the Iran nuclear negotiations, scheduled to end on Wednesday.
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