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Mona Charen On How Feminism Fails Us

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:00am
Conservative lightning rod Mona Charen joins us to talk Trump, feminism, sex, and civility.
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A Caller Reflects On A Decade-Long Struggle With Substance Abuse

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 3:46pm
A caller from Nashville, TN said: "You'll comply with everything you have to for your probation except that one thing: you'll still do drugs."
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Looking At The Week Ahead In The News

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 12:01am
Top reporters open their notebooks and share what they’re watching for in the week ahead.
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She Was Ordered To Stay Drug-Free While On Probation. Is It Constitutional?

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 12:00am
If addiction is a disease, should a relapse send you back to jail? A first-in-the nation court case could decide.
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Week In The News: Zero Tolerance At Border, U.S. Leaves U.N. Human Rights Council, Trade Tensions

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:01am
Trump’s about-face on family separation. Immigration battle in Congress. Retaliatory tariffs. The roundtable dives in.
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The Past, Present And Future Of Classic Rock

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:00am
How can classic rock survive when its stars are aging and dying?
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Stephen Miller: Trump's Advisor Behind Separating Families

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:01am
The art of provocation from White House advisor and immigration enforcer Stephen Miller – who’s calling the shots on the forced family separations at the border.
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Coastal Communities, Watch Out: Sea Level Rise Threatens Your Homes

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:00am
Rising seas threaten hundreds of thousands of homes along the U.S. coasts, putting at risk a lot more than real estate.
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Behind Trump's Call To Launch A Space Force

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:01am
The president’s call for a new military command focused on future battles in outer space. We’ll look at the new Space Force.
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Mapping Out Recreational Marijuana

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:00am
Recreational pot is legal in many states, now comes the battle over where it can be sold. Cities and towns want their say.
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Zeroing In On Immigration, Asylum Laws And The Border

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:01am
Family separation and stricter asylum laws are “immoral,” says Cardinal Daniel DiNardo. He joins us as we talk about the situation at the border.
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Celebrating Juneteenth: The History Behind The Holiday

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:00am
Juneteenth is a holiday most Americans have never heard of but should know about. We’ll look at the history and the stories behind the holiday.
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What We're Watching In The Week Ahead

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:01am
Top reporters open their notebooks and share what they’re working on and watching for in the week ahead.
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Battling Misinformation And 'Bad Advice' About Science And Your Health

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:00am
Science is under attack from quack experts and self-appointed activists, warns a top doctor who has been caught in the crossfires. He makes the case.
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Week In The News: History In North Korea, Comey Report, New York AG Sues Trump & Family

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:01am
Comey and the Clinton email report. Implied verification and North Korea. The Supreme Court and voter registration. The news roundtable weighs in.
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Kicking Off The World Cup

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:00am
The World Cup kicks off in Russia. The U.S. team didn’t make the cut but there are plenty of teams to watch and politics to unpack.
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Profiting While In Power

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:01am
High profits and the Trump presidency. Senior advisors Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner raked in a lot of money last year while working for the government. What about Trump himself?
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D'oh! Discussing All Things Springfield With 'Simpsons' Writer Mike Reiss

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:00am
Three decades of "The Simpsons." We turn our eye on Springfield with a top writer who has been in the mix since day one.
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Former White House Aide Describes Restoring Torn Up Documents

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:38pm
Former White House records management analyst Solomon Lartey taped scraps of paper -- that had been torn apart -- back together for posterity.
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Breaking Down The AT&T-Time Warner Decision

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:01am
The fate of the AT&T Time Warner deal has been decided. And with it, a message sent to media moguls and beyond.
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