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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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The Educated Sheep Of The Ivy League

Monday, August 18, 2014

A loud complaint that some top American colleges are turning out "excellent sheep." A sharp critique of the Ivy League.

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West Africa's Ebola Epidemic Spreads

Monday, August 18, 2014

Ebola: more than a thousand dead now. An unprecedented spread. We'll look at what it will take to stop it.

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Healthy Food, Fast

Friday, August 15, 2014

Quinoa on the run. We test the claims and reality of the healthy fast food movement.

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Week In The News: Ferguson, Iraq And Remembering Robin Williams

Friday, August 15, 2014

Clashes in Ferguson, Missouri. The U.S. in Iraq. A Russian convoy, bound for Ukraine. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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What Happens To Forecasting When America's Weather Satellites Die?

Thursday, August 14, 2014

We look at what's at stake for the future of weather forecasting when our aging weather satellites die.

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For The U.S., Intervention Or Restraint In Iraq

Thursday, August 14, 2014

More US troops bound for Iraq. We'll look at the big question of American intervention or restraint on the global stage.

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Virtuosic Folk Trio Nickel Creek Reunites

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

After a seven-year hiatus, progressive folk trio Nickel Creek is back together. We'll hear from them and their latest album, "A Dotted Line."

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Police Force, 'Broken Windows' And A Death In Missouri

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The death of an unarmed 18 year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, has sparked a national conversation about police and deadly force. We'll investigate.

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Saying Goodbye To Comic Master Robin Williams

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

We remember Robin Williams --why he was special, and how he lost his long battle with addiction and depression.

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Mohamed El-Erian On Our Uncertain Economic Future

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

We talk to big economist Mohamed El-Erian about the US economy, the global economy and where we may be headed.

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What Keeps Us 'Riveted'?

Monday, August 11, 2014

What makes performance "riveting." Why we cry at movies, laugh at jokes, are obsessed with celebrities and sports and more.

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Airstrikes And American Intervention In Iraq

Monday, August 11, 2014

The U.S. returns to Iraq. Air strikes. Aid. We'll look at the dimensions of the President's intervention.

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NCAA Vote: Are College Sports Going Pro?

Friday, August 08, 2014

The NCAA opening the way to bigger money, bigger recruiting, bigger everything in top tier college sports: creating, almost, a "pro" tier.

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Week In The News: US Action In Iraq, Ceasefire Broken, Ebola Spreads

Friday, August 08, 2014

The President authorizes airstrikes in Iraq. Gaza ceasefire broken. Ebola on the move.

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