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The Universal Attraction Of Black Holes

Monday, March 02, 2015

A super-massive black hole, newly discovered, deep in space. We'll peer into the realm of the black hole.

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Iran Nuclear Negotiations And The Netanyahu Speech

Monday, March 02, 2015

On the eve of Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu's controversial address to Congress, we look at the US-Israel falling out over Iran nuclear negotiations.

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Tuning In To The Lead Belly Sound

Friday, February 27, 2015

Going back to Lead Belly. The blues legend is back. His influences, as big as ever.

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Week In The News: DHS Shutdown Risk, Net Neutrality Win, Snowy South

Friday, February 27, 2015

A US-Israel rift. A win for net neutrality. "American Sniper" verdict. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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A Guide To A Godless Morality

Thursday, February 26, 2015

More Americans are turning away from religion. We'll look at how to live a moral life without it.

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Allergy Solutions Take New Forms

Thursday, February 26, 2015

New breakthroughs on peanut allergies – treatment and prevention. And a question: are we too clean for our own good? Plus: did giant gerbils from Asia really bring the bubonic plague to Europe?

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Wage Inequality And The Gender Gap

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Actress Patricia Arquette called for wage equality for women in her passionate Oscar acceptance speech. We'll dig in to the gender wage gap now.

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The Real Costs Of Managing Your Retirement

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

President Obama is calling for tougher rules on brokers who manage retirement savings. We'll look at what that could mean for your retirement.

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Wendy Whelan Just Keeps Dancing

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Prima ballerina Wendy Whelan is with us. One of the country's most famous ballerinas looks at dance as she approaches 50.

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Political Pressures Weigh On Homeland Security Funding

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

A battle over executive action on immigration, could lead by Friday to a funding cutoff for the Department of Homeland Security. We'll look at the showdown and consequences.

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All-American Drones

Monday, February 23, 2015

New rules for drones proposed by the FAA. Amazon's not happy. We'll look at the American drone future.

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What Putin Wants, Putin (Usually) Gets

Monday, February 23, 2015

What does Vladimir Putin want, in Ukraine and beyond? We'll unpack a big new biography of the Russian leader.

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Handicapping The 2015 Academy Award Ballot

Friday, February 20, 2015

Oscars this weekend. "Birdman," "Boyhood," "American Sniper"? We'll talk who should win, and why.

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Week In The News: ISIS And Radical Islam, Immigration Reform Hits Snag

Friday, February 20, 2015

Immigration showdown. ISIS killings. A ceasefire mockery in Ukraine. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Life Forever Young? It's Here Sooner Than You Think

Thursday, February 19, 2015

We're sorting through the science of living a longer, healthier life with the author of "Spring Chicken."

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Life Forever Young? It's Here Sooner Than You Think

Thursday, February 19, 2015

We're sorting through the science of living a longer, healthier life with the author of "Spring Chicken."

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Testing The 'Wisconsin Idea' Of Public Higher Education

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker — Republican Presidential hopeful — wants to cut deep into his state's prized public university system, and maybe its vision. We'll hear the debate.

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The YouTube Decade

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

YouTube turns ten. We'll look at how it has changed music, culture, and the media.

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ISIS Takes Aim At Europe

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Twenty-one Egyptians beheaded on the shores of Libya by ISIS. On to Rome, they say. We'll look at North Africa, Europe and the ISIS threat.

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Sleater-Kinney Is Back

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Feminist punk-rockers, the band Sleater-Kinney, is with us. Reunited. Hotter than ever.

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