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Sherpas And The Everest Avalanche

Thursday, April 24, 2014

A Sherpa boycott on Everest after a deadly avalanche. We'll look at climbing, culture, life, death and money at the top of the world.

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Banning Affirmative Action: The California Story

Thursday, April 24, 2014

California as Exhibit A for what happens when a state bans affirmative action in college admissions. We'll look at race, college and California.

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Who Needs A Life Coach?

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The booming business of life coaches. Everybody seems to have one these days. Therapists are feeling the pinch. We look at the life coach craze.

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The Supreme Court On Aereo And The Future Of TV

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Supreme Court looks at Aereo, the little startup that could cut your cable cord and up-end TV as we've known it. We look at the battle. Plus: a state ban on affirmative action in college admissions is upheld. We'll examine the implications.

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T-Rex And Montana's Dinosaur Stories

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

As a new Tyrannosaurus Rex arrives at the Smithsonian, we'll look at its home - pre-historic Montana - and the age when dinosaurs ruled the Earth.

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Iraq Teeters On The Edge Of Civil War

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

We look at Iraq now, two years after Americans boots marched out. New elections next week, and the country on the verge of all-out civil war.

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Remembering The Magical Realism Of Gabriel Garc?a M?rquez

Monday, April 21, 2014

Gabriel Garc?a M?rquez and his spell of magical realism. We'll cast it again, in remembrance.

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Bloomberg's Big Money Campaign For Gun Background Checks

Monday, April 21, 2014

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's new $50 million dollar push for gun control. We'll look at the plan to take on Washington and the gun lobby.

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Remembering The Magical Realism Of Gabriel Garc?a M?rquez

Monday, April 21, 2014

Gabriel Garc?a M?rquez and his spell of magical realism. We'll cast it again, in remembrance.

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Bloomberg's Big Money Campaign For Gun Background Checks

Monday, April 21, 2014

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's new $50 million dollar push for gun control. We'll look at the plan to take on Washington and the gun lobby.

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Remembering The Magical Realism Of Gabriel Garc?a M?rquez

Monday, April 21, 2014

Gabriel Garc?a M?rquez and his spell of magical realism. We'll cast it again, in remembrance.

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Bloomberg's Big Money Campaign For Gun Background Checks

Monday, April 21, 2014

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's new $50 million dollar push for gun control. We'll look at the plan to take on Washington and the gun lobby.

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Bloomberg's Big Money Campaign For Gun Background Checks

Monday, April 21, 2014

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's new $50 million dollar push for gun control. We'll look at the plan to take on Washington and the gun lobby.

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Space Oceans And Looking For Life

Friday, April 18, 2014

Oceans in Space. The new discovery on a moon of Saturn, and the possibility of life there.

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Week In The News: Putin On Ukraine And A 'New Russia,' A Ferry Down, Economic Questions

Friday, April 18, 2014

Deadly clashes in Eastern Ukraine. A white supremacist rocks Kansas City. The Marathon bombing anniversary. And Bloomberg on guns. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The Takeaway

Emotions Run High for Boston Marathon Director

Friday, April 18, 2014

Boston Marathon director Dave McGillivray has run in 41 Boston Marathons and overseen the past 26. He joins The Takeaway before the most emotional race he has ever prepared for in his career.

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Simon Schama On 'The Story Of The Jews'

Thursday, April 17, 2014

In the week of Passover and anti-Semitic gunfire, we look at the history of the Jews with acclaimed historian Simon Schama. Plus, Pope Francis and the Catholic Church today.

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Navigating College Financial Aid

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The inside dope on college financial aid. The way it really works, who gets what, and how.

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How To Get Ahead In Business (Without An MBA)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Humorist and longtime Fortune columnist Stanley Bing says, "forget the MBA." He's got the low-down on what you really need to master in business. Plus: the sky-high state of executive salaries.

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The 'Minute Clinic' Approach To Medicine

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Retailers from Walgreens to Wal-Mart to CVS are looking to turn into health care outlets. It's convenient. Is it good medicine? Plus: using tech to disrupt the healthcare market.

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