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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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Week In The News: Immigration Reform, Israeli Tensions, Mike Nichols Dead At 83

Friday, November 21, 2014

The president throws down the gauntlet on immigration. Bloodshed and new tensions in Israel. Keystone fails. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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When Sideshows Take Center Stage

Thursday, November 20, 2014

From TV to Broadway, circus sideshows โ€” freak shows โ€” are having a big cultural moment. What's the history behind the comeback?

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The Quiet Clean Credit Rating Crisis

Thursday, November 20, 2014

You're supposed to have a clean slate after bankruptcy. But that's not always true. We'll ask what's going on.

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Homeless LGBTQ Youth: Stories And Solutions

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Up to 40 percent of homeless young people are LGBTQ. We'll hear their stories.

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Fresh Tensions In Jerusalem

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

New violence in Jerusalem. The building battle for the Holy City.

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Battling To Save The Endangered Gorillas Of 'Virunga'

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

An award-winning new documentary takes us inside the deadly, high-stakes struggle to save the home of the last mountain gorillas.

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Executive Action And Immigration Reform

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The President is set push ahead alone on immigration reform. The GOP says it's 'gloves off' if he does.

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'A Brief History' Of 1970s Jamaica

Monday, November 17, 2014

The 1976 assassination attempt on Bob Marley is the plot of a bright, new novel that's getting rave reviews. We'll talk with author Marlon James.

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The Economics Of Keystone XL

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Keystone Pipeline is closer than ever to being built. We look at the politics and the economics of Keystone.

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Winter Is (Still) Coming

Friday, November 14, 2014

Winter is coming. The Polar Vortex, the Omega Block, and forecasting just how cold it will get.

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Week In The News: Obama In Asia, Net Neutrality, Lame Duck Congress In Action

Friday, November 14, 2014

US-China climate pledge. Keystone and the lame duck congress. A comet landing. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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An American General Explains How We Lost In Iraq And Afghanistan

Thursday, November 13, 2014

A three-star General on why we lost the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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With Growing List Of Auto Recalls, A Closer Look At Regulation

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Millions of faulty airbags in our cars, are set for recall. We look at what's wrong with how Washington regulates road safety.

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Judaism And Jesus Christ

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A conversation with a Jewish scholar and former Catholic priest turned writer about why Jesus' Jewish roots matter.

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How The Halbig Case Could Gut Obamacare

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Supreme Court takes up another challenge to Obamacare. Could it cripple the Affordable Care Act?

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John Moffitt On Life After Football

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Quitting the NFL and one player's rocky transition to life after football. Plus, a look at the new all-female sports show.

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'The Invisible Front': Our Military and Mental Health

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

On Veterans Day, the fight to save soldiers from PTSD and suicide. Plus, two Iraq War veterans just elected to Congress.

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Seventy Years Of Broadway's 'On The Town'

Monday, November 10, 2014

Seventy years after its first production, "On the Town" is back on Broadway. We'll look at the collaboration that led to the creation of this jubilant show.

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The Racial Divide In American Politics

Monday, November 10, 2014

Midterms behind us. 2016 ahead. Racial voting disparity a major issue for both parties. Top strategists and politicians talk it though.

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