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TV For Toddlers? It's Happening

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

TV and screen time for babies. Toddlers. It's so tempting. So available. But is it a good idea?

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Sinking Oil Prices And American Energy Production

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

American energy production at a time of low oil prices. Oil, gas, wind, solar. And what the changed oil price landscape means.

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Shedding New Light On Lady Day

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A meditation on the life and music of Billie Holiday. The lady who sang the blues.

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Gay Rights And Religious Freedom In Indiana

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Indiana's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Critics call it anti-gay. Business leaders say bad for the economy. The governor's not backing down. We'll dive in.

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The Enduring Value Of A Liberal Arts Degree

Monday, March 30, 2015

Fareed Zakaria weighs the value of a liberal arts education in our technology-driven time.

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Pilot Psychology And Flight Safety

Monday, March 30, 2015

The pilot who crashed his plane in the Alps. What we know now. And what to do about pilots' psychological health.

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How To Get Fit, For Less

Friday, March 27, 2015

Spring training. From easy-access yoga to outdoor exercise meet-ups, exercise plans you'll want to do.

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Week In The News: Germanwings Crash, Ted Cruz 2016, Yemen Unravels

Friday, March 27, 2015

The co-pilot and the plane in the Alps? Ted Cruz announces 2016 bid. Heinz buys Kraft. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Hey Kids! Go Outside, Already

Thursday, March 26, 2015

American kids today spend only four to seven minutes a day playing outdoors. We hear a new call to raise the "wild child."

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Our Protest-Free New Gilded Age

Thursday, March 26, 2015

In our age of hyper-inequality, historian Steve Fraser asks when the little guy stands up and says "enough." He's with us.

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Wallet-To-Wallet, Peer-To-Peer: A Digital Payments Boomlet

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

"Tap and pay": mobile money, peer-to-peer, all over now. SnapChat, Venmo, now Facebook Messenger. We'll look at security and the new anthropology of digital money.

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America, Versus Itself

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Is America now its own worst enemy? Blowing a future that should be good? Harvard's Joseph Nye and the New Yorker's John Cassidy join us.

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Coal And American Energy Futures

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The new battle over American coal, before the Supreme Court and beyond.

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Yemen Verges On Multi-Front Civil Conflict

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Yemen on the brink. US Special Operations forces have pulled out. Al Qaeda and the Islamic State are leaning in. A counter-terrorism vacuum looms. We'll go there.

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The Sweet Memphis Sound Of 'Beale Street'

Monday, March 23, 2015

Walkin' in Memphis. We'll look at the history of Beale Street and how the Memphis Sound came to be.

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New Solutions For Dire California Drought

Monday, March 23, 2015

California Governor Jerry Brown, and his billion-dollar emergency drought plan. We'll look at dry California's options, including turning to the sea.

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What's Wrong With College Greek Life?

Friday, March 20, 2015

Another spate of awful headlines from college fraternities this week. What is going on with 'Greek life?

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Week In The News: Bibi Wins, GOP Budget, Millionaire 'Killed Them All'

Friday, March 20, 2015

Netanyahu's controversial victory. The GOP budget. Museum massacre in Tunisia. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The Growing Allure โ€“ And Ease โ€” Of Unbundling Cable TV

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Internet "unbundles" cable TV. We'll look at big new deals and what they mean for cost, content and you.

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A Shaky State Of Affairs In South America

Thursday, March 19, 2015

South America in turmoil. Brazil. Argentina. Venezuela and more. Going volatile right now. We'll ask why.

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