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A Secret History Of Civil War-Era Women

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

True stories of daring women during the Civil War. Best-selling author Karen Abbott shares their exploits in a new book: "Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy."

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Taking The Temperature Of The 2014 Midterm Elections

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Nine weeks counting now to the midterm elections. We'll look at the key races and the stakes.

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A Fan's Argument Against Football

Monday, September 01, 2014

One outspoken fan's reluctant manifesto against football, and the big push to reform the game.

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American Labor At A Crossroads

Monday, September 01, 2014

On Labor Day, we'll check in on the American labor force, with labor activist Van Jones, and more.

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The Beyonc? Brand Of Feminism

Friday, August 29, 2014

Sex, power and Beyonc?'s feminism. The message to young women.

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Week In The News: Ukrainian Invasion, Burger King Tax Trouble, A Gaza Ceasefire

Friday, August 29, 2014

War moves over Syria, Ukraine. Burger King moves to Canada. Nine-year-olds and Uzis. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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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 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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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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