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Hour 1
President Barack Obama speaks during services honoring the life of Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Charleston, S.C., at the College of Charleston TD Arena. Pinckney was one of the nine people killed in the shooting at Emanuel AME Church last week in Charleston.  (AP)

How should we talk about faith and God in these uncertain times? We put that tough question—and more—to a roundtable of religious thinkers.

Hour 2
A still from the upcoming documentary film, "Tough Love." (Courtesy PBS / The Filmmakers)

An intimate look at the foster care system from the perspective of two families struggling to reunite with their children.

 
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Jul 3, 2015
Harmonica master Howard Levy, in a photo dated February 2012. (Courtesy the Artist)

Harmonica virtuoso Howard Levy tears it up with us. From Bach to the blues.

 
Jul 3, 2015
Demonstrators shout slogans during a rally organized by supporters of the YES vote for the upcoming referendum in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens, Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Greece's European creditors were assessing a last-minute proposal Athens made for a new two-year rescue deal, submitted just hours before the country's international bailout program expires and it loses access to billions of euros in funds. (AP)

Overtime pay. Diplomatic ties with Cuba. Greece defaults. Iran deadline missed. Chris Christie jumps in. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Jul 2, 2015
In this file photo, Judy Blume attends LA Times Festival of Books, Saturday, April. 21, 2012, at the USC Campus in Los Angeles.  (AP)

Beloved children’s author Judy Blume is writing for adults again – on disaster. Judy Blume joins us.

 
Jul 2, 2015
This file image taken from a militant website associated with Islamic State extremists, posted Saturday, May 23, 2015, purports to show a suicide bomber, with the Arabic bar below reading: "Urgent: The heroic martyr Abu Amer al-Najdi, the attacker of the (Shiite) temple in Qatif", which the Islamic State group's radio station claimed responsibility for.  (AP)

A big, provocative look at the sophisticated online efforts of ISIS to recruit and lure Westerners to their cause.

 
Jul 1, 2015
In this file photo, a statue stands at the entrance to the women-only Taconic Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, N.Y., Wednesday, March 28, 2012.  (AP)

Babies born in prison. The numbers are growing. What’s best for baby? We’ll take a closer look.

 
Jul 1, 2015
In this June 26, 2015, photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Obama administration will propose requiring overtime pay for workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week, three individuals familiar with the plan said Monday, June 29. (AP)

Five million workers may qualify for overtime pay. We’ll look at the plan and the pushback.

PRODUCER
PICKS
Feb 11, 2014
Puerto Rico's Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has conceded that the commonwealth cannot pay the more than $72 billion in debt it owes creditors. The crisis is far from new -- we first looked at the island's fiscal woes last February. [Listen Back]
 
Feb 9, 2015
A bill expected to pass the California state legislature this week would require vaccinations for children, removing earlier parental exemption possibilities. An unprecedented measles outbreak this winter spurred the state to reconsider the policy. [Listen Back]
 
Nov 13, 2013
As South Carolina's General Assembly debates removing the Confederate Flag from the State House grounds in Columbia, listen back to our 2013 hour on cultural appropriation of offensive symbols. [Listen Back]
 
Mar 17, 2015
The 2013 Justin Bieber / Usher hit "Somebody to Love" is the subject of a copyright infringement lawsuit in Virginia. While the delayed trial moves to a hearing, listen back to our hour on Robin Thicke's copyright court battle. [Listen Back]
 
Feb 5, 2013
"American Ninja Warrior," the high-stakes athletic obstacle course game show, returns to NBC this month. We know a few things about Ninjas. [Listen Back]
 
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Our Week In The Web: July 3, 2015
Friday, July 3, 2015

We made a lot of last-minute programming changes these past few weeks, and you stuck around with us through it all. Thanks!

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Election 2016: Who Exactly Is Running For President?
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Who is running for President, anyway? We attempt to help you figure it out.

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Our Week In The Web: June 19, 2015
Friday, June 19, 2015

Why our broadcast changed in different markets this week, and a closer look at a puppet theatre vandalism in rural Norway. (Really).

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Quick Note On Rebroadcasting Today
Thursday, June 18, 2015

A quick note regarding today’s shifting schedule of broadcasts.

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