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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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Opening Up About Information And Our Government

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:00am
The flow of information to the public in the Age of Trump. What do we know about what the government is doing in our name and with our tax dollars?
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Mindy Kaling To Dartmouth Graduates: 'Why Not You?'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 8:17am
She told graduates to "be your own cheerleader."
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All Eyes On Historic North Korea Summit

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:01am
The historic summit with North Korea comes with high stakes. We’ll unpack the best and worst case scenarios.
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The Binge-Watching Continues. What's Behind Netflix's Success?

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:00am
Netflix now makes more television than any network in history and the hits keep coming. What’s the secret sauce?
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What's To Come This Week In The News

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:01am
Fallout from the G-7. The North Korea summit. The GOP’s immigration feud, top reporters open their notebooks and share what to look for in the week ahead.
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Our Planet Is Tangled In Plastic

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:00am
Plastic or the planet? We need to make a choice, or drown in plastic says National Geographic. We’ll dig in.
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Robert Siegel Reflects On (Briefly) Coming Out Of Retirement

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:56pm
What did Robert Siegel miss in retirement? "Certainly not the deadlines, nor the opportunity to broadcast," he writes.
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The Week In The News: Trump Pardons, NFL White House Visit, SCOTUS Decisions

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:01am
Trump’s “absolute right" to self- pardon. Super Bowl champs disinvited. Justices side with Colorado baker. The weekly news roundtable dives in.
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Miss America's Makeover

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:00am
There she is, but no longer in a swimsuit. We’ll look at Miss America’s makeover and new message.
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After Kate Spade's Death, Widening The Conversation About Women's Mental Health

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:01am
Fashion icon Kate Spade’s death by suicide has launched a new conversation about women’s mental health.
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Going Down Timothy Snyder's 'Road To Unfreedom'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:00am
A top historian’s warning on the rise of authoritarianism from Russia to Europe and America.
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Behind The Latest Breast Cancer Research

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 9:02am
Two new breast cancer studies out this week. One shows that women who receive chemo might not actually need it. The other looks at immunotherapy. We'll discuss.
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Sports Betting Takes Off

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:01am
After the Supreme Court’s green light, Delaware launches sports betting. And bets are on -- which states are next?
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Telemedicine: The Doctor Will See You Now (Via Video Call)

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:00am
Telemedicine as the new house call is getting more traction and patients. Is it good medicine?
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What Some Canadian Truckers Think Of Tariffs And U.S.-Canada Trade Relations

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 4:27pm
Long hours on the road, with public radio to keep them company... truckers call into our show occasionally. Here's what Canadian truckers had to say about U.S.-Canada trade relations.
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The View From Canada: G7 Summit, Tariffs & Trade

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:01am
Oh, Canada. Trudeau and Trump spar ahead of the big G-7 summit. We’ll look at it through the lens of Canada.
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Diving Into The Ever-Evolving Ad World With Ken Auletta

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:00am
From Mad Men to memes, the advertising industry is undergoing epic changes. Bestselling author Ken Auletta shares the inside story.
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The Week Ahead: The Primaries, Congress, North Korea Summit

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:01am
Primaries to watch. Congress back to work. Summit reality check. Top reporters open their notebooks and share what to watch for this week.
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