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The Mueller investigation hits the one-year mark. We'll discuss what we know and what’s to come.
Writer Michael Pollan turns his attention to psychedelic mushrooms and the new science of psychedelics. He joins us.
When a college student is in crisis, does the school have a legal and moral obligation to tell the parents?
Behind the most successful rodeo family in history is a story of grit, family, and faith. Meet “The Last Cowboys."
Bloomberg said the greatest threat to American democracy is "our own willingness to tolerate dishonesty in service of party and in pursuit of power."
Top reporters open their notebooks and look ahead to the week in Washington and around the globe.
A 100-thousand mile journey across America in a single prop plane. Writers James and Deborah Fallows found a country busy remaking itself. They join us.
When calorie counts aren't given to you, is it easy to estimate? Our staff gave it a shot.
Trump scraps nuclear deal. High stakes CIA hearing. Jeff Sessions calls for Zero tolerance at the border. The news roundtable dives in.
Why do women go back to men who hit them? One woman tells her story in the week New York’s Attorney General is forced to resign.
If current trends continue, there will be more than one job opening for every unemployed person in the U.S. We'll look behind the numbers.
An American in Russia. Former Ambassador Michael McFaul tells his story about living there, and shares his take on world affairs, now.
Writer Devra First had her lunch cooked by robots. And she liked it. We'll talk to her about the tangled web of technology and humanity -- in the kitchen.
The first major Senate primaries kicked off last night. We'll get the big takeaways from the results.
Reaction from Washington and around the world to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.
Calorie counts are now required by law on menus of all restaurants with 20 or more locations. Will that help trim America’s expanding waistlines and lead to healthier eating?
With Trump getting all the headlines, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says other important issues at home and abroad are ignored. He joins us.
We'll discuss Gina Haspel's nomination to head the CIA in advance of her confirmation hearing, which is set for Wednesday.
After last fall's Hurricane Irma, the number of sinkholes in Florida is on the rise.
We’ll look at the science of volcanoes, after the big eruption in Hawaii.