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The Best Books Of 2014

Friday, December 05, 2014

"All the Light We Cannot See," "Fourth of July Creek," "Another Great Day at Sea" and more. The best books of 2014.

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Week In The News: Eric Garner, Immigration Action And Free Speech Online

Friday, December 05, 2014

No indictment in police choke hold death. Free speech and Facebook. Sony Pictures hacked. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The (Hidden) Natural Worlds Of Winter

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Winter's coming and it may be a hard one. You're cringing, but nature is getting ready to survive and thrive --and we take note.

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A Growing Global Food Aid Crisis

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Food aid to Syrian refugees suspended for lack of funds. Are conflicts overwhelming the world's attempts to feed the hungry?

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Your Midlife Crisis Is Only The Precursor To Your Good Life

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A fresh take on the midlife crisis. We'll look at happiness across a lifetime.

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Debating Single-Sex Classrooms

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Boys and girls in separate classrooms. Numbers are rising in public schools. We'll look at the trend and the pushback.

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Ray Rice, Domestic Abuse And The Problem With The NFL

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Football firestorm: Ray Rice reinstated, speaking out and blasting Roger Goodell.

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A Foreign Policy Pivot In The Obama White House

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Chuck Hagel's out. Critics say he's just a sacrificial lamb for a White House adrift on foreign policy. Time for a reset on national security?

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The Art Of Revision: Great Authors Revisit Famous Works

Monday, December 01, 2014

Some of America's best writers have second thoughts on their greatest works--how they'd write them differently today.

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Do Black Friday And Cyber Monday Still Matter?

Monday, December 01, 2014

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and beyond. The holiday retail season.

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Poet Malcolm London Finds Hope On Chicago's Streets

Friday, November 28, 2014

From Chicago, a young, new poet gives voice to one of America's great cities, and its tough streets. Malcolm London joins us.

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The Rise Of Robots In Our Everyday Lives

Friday, November 28, 2014

Robot love, robot work, "killer robots" - we get the latest on robots moving deeper into life.

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An Insider's View Of The Bob Dylan Story

Thursday, November 27, 2014

A new take on the life and music of Bob Dylan, from way inside the Dylan story. "Another Side of Bob Dylan."

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The Hard And Soft Rules Of Apple Cider

Thursday, November 27, 2014

All about hard cider. It's all over these days. And sweet, fresh apple cider, too. We'll look at the history and comeback.

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How To Stay Sane At Your Holiday Table

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Thanksgiving get-together and all the family drama trimmings. Sage advice from advice columnists.

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Don't Worry: There's Still Time To Make Your Thanksgiving A Success

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

We'll talk turkey and all the sides. Top chefs join us to answer your Thanksgiving questions.

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After Grand Jury Declines To Indict, Ferguson Responds

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Grand Jury decision out of Ferguson — no indictment. We're on the ground with the latest details and reaction.

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Living 'Hand To Mouth' In Modern American Poverty

Monday, November 24, 2014

Smashing the assumptions about what it's really like to live in poverty in America.

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Encryption: Tech Companies And The Government At Odds Over Personal Privacy

Monday, November 24, 2014

We'll look at privacy, security, and the battle heating up between intelligence agencies and tech companies that are moving to encrypt your communication.

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True Stories Of The Real 'Pioneer Girl'

Friday, November 21, 2014

A big new look at the legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder and the woman behind the Little House.

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