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The State Of America's Wine Industry

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Drought in California, earthquake in Napa. We look at broken bottles and the health of the American wine industry.

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Legacy And Lessons From Ferguson

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The message that will last out of Ferguson with New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb.

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What's Worth Watching This Fall

Thursday, August 28, 2014

This week the Emmys celebrate the best in television. We'll look at what's ahead for the Fall TV season.

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Ukraine And Russia At Gunpoint; The US Eyes Syria

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's leader meet. We'll look at Russia and the high voltage chess game over Ukraine. Plus, we look at potential US military strikes in Syria and Iraq.

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What's Worth Watching This Fall

Thursday, August 28, 2014

This week the Emmys celebrate the best in television. We'll look at what's ahead for the Fall TV season.

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Ukraine And Russia At Gunpoint; The US Eyes Syria

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's leader meet. We'll look at Russia and the high voltage chess game over Ukraine. Plus, we look at potential US military strikes in Syria and Iraq.

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Back To School With The Educational App Boom

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Educational apps are all over these days. How are they working for the education of our children? Plus: why our kids need more sleep.

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Should The Wealthy Worry About Inequality?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Multi-millionaire Nick Hanauer says he and his fellow super-rich are killing the goose-the American middle class — that lays the golden eggs.

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The World

The Magna Carta, nearly 800 years old, still influences modern perceptions of civil rights

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Magna Carta is seen by many as THE founding document for modern western constitutional government. Almost 800 years ago, a King was forced to surrender power to his subjects. Now one of the original copies of the Great Charter is on display at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. Host Marco Werman goes on a field trip with The World's history guy, Chris Woolf.

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The Global Legacy Of Yoga's Master Teacher

Monday, August 25, 2014

The legacy of Indian yoga master, B.K.S Iyengar, and his influence on yoga in the Western world.

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Why Westerners Are Joining The ISIS Ranks

Monday, August 25, 2014

Britons, Europeans and Americans are joining the ranks of ISIS. We'll look at what's pulling them in.

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Stunt Philanthropy In The Age Of Social Media

Friday, August 22, 2014

The Ice Bucket Challenge: ALS, viral fundraising and how we give in the age of social media.

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Week In The News: Ferguson Simmers, An ISIS Beheading, West Africa's Ebola Crisis

Friday, August 22, 2014

The National Guard and Eric Holder in Ferguson. ISIS beheads an American journalist. Texas Governor Rick Perry gets a mug shot. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The World

For the short people among us, Uniqlo's clothes come to the rescue — for now

Friday, August 22, 2014

It's hard enough finding clothes that fit when you're a large size, but what about when you're under five feet tall? Pien Huang thought she had the answer, but the small sizing that makes her love Japanese chain Uniqlo means that the company's US stores are losing money.

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Making Do In A Makeshift Economy

Thursday, August 21, 2014

We'll look at workers trying to live and make a living in the age of TaskRabbit and computer-driven work schedules.

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The Bloody Extremities Of ISIS

Thursday, August 21, 2014

An American is beheaded. We'll look at the ferocity of ISIS, and what to do about it.

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Why You Should Worry About The Butterflies

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

This year's monarch butterfly migration is the smallest ever recorded. We'll ask why. It's a big story. Plus: how climate change is creating new hybridized species.

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Race, Class And Ferguson

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A deep read on Ferguson, Missouri and what we're seeing about race, class, hope and fear in America.

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The Art And Science Of Living With A Stranger

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

From college dorms and summer camps to RVs and retirement hotels, what it's like to share a room. True stories of roommates.

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The Militarization Of America's Local Police Forces

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

"War zones" in America. Local police departments with military grade equipment - how much is too much, and what it would take to de-militarize America's police force.

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