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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

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Screengrab from the #MorethanMean video produced by Sarah Spain and Julie Dicaro. Scroll down to view the video.

Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

 
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Apr 29, 2016
Screengrab from the #MorethanMean video produced by Sarah Spain and Julie Dicaro. Scroll down to view the video.

Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

 
Apr 29, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

 
Apr 28, 2016
Detail of the National Debt Clock, a billboard-size digital display showing the increasing US debt, on Sixth Avenue August 1, 2011 in New York.  US Vice President Joe Biden said Monday he was confident that Congress would approve a major austerity plan to avoid a debt default as he met with skeptical members of his Democratic Party.AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Beyond the campaign sound and fury, how do we really solve our biggest national problems? One smart citizen thinker weighs in- with you.

 
Apr 28, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a Women for Hillary event in New York, Monday, April 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Hillary Clinton and the women’s vote. How it’s broken against Bernie Sanders. How it might play out against Donald Trump.

 
Apr 27, 2016
FILE - In this April 15, 2015 file photo, a man takes a picture of the fountains in front of the Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas. The vice president of sustainability for MGM Resorts International, Chris Brophy, told a panel of the Nevada Drought Forum on Friday, July 17, the company saved 2 billion gallons of water since 2008 through a variety of conservation efforts. The company has 15 properties on the Las Vegas Strip. (AP Photo/John Locher,File)

Can the thirstiest city in the driest state in the country become the Silicon Valley of water? Las Vegas is set to try.

 
Apr 27, 2016
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Getting real about the depth of financial security in America’s middle class. We will go very up close and personal.

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Apr 25, 2016
The city of Cleveland agreed to pay $6 million to settle a civil rights lawsuit brought by the family of Tamir Rice. Last year, we looked at the standard of policing in Cleveland, where policing got so bad that the feds came in. [Listen back]
 
Apr 21, 2016
He had us partying like it was 1999 for a long time. In 2014, we jammed to his albums Art Official and PlectrumElectrum. WE spoke about the life and music of the Purple One. [Listen back]
 
Apr 8, 2015
In a first, a new report from the United States Geological Survey warns of the risk of human-induced earthquakes. The leading cause of these kinds of quakes? Wastewater disposal from oil and gas production. [Listen Back]
 
Apr 20, 2016
The U.S. treasury announced that slave abolitionist Harriet Tubman will replace slaveholding Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. In 2008, we spoke with Pulitzer Prize winning author Jon Meacham about Andrew Jackson's legacy. [Listen back]
 
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‘Embedded’: How Violent Gangs Are Terrorizing El Salvador
Thursday, April 14, 2016

NPR’s Kelly McEvers on her reporting in El Salvador for the podcast Embedded, and how gang killings brought San Salvador’s bus service to a halt.

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That Cheap Dress On Facebook? It Isn't Worth It
Monday, April 11, 2016

Know those shockingly cheap clothes you see advertised on Facebook? There’s a catch.

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The Boston Globe Imagines — And Rejects — A President Trump Front Page
Monday, April 11, 2016

The Boston Globe editorial page imagines — and rejects — President Donald Trump.

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Our Week In The Web: April 8, 2016
Friday, April 8, 2016

We tried out Facebook Live — so did it work? Should we try it again? Tell us!

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