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Debate moderators Carl Quintanilla, left, Becky Quick, center, and John Harwood appear during the CNBC Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Boulder, Colo.  (AP)
Posted on Friday, October 30, 2015

CNBC chief political correspondent and GOP Presidential debate moderator John Harwood joined our week in the news roundtable this week, when his moderation was one of the biggest headlines.

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In this Oct. 28, 2015 photo provided by Ken Hunter, part of an unmanned Army surveillance blimp hangs off a group of trees after crash landing near Muncy, Pa. (AP)
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Could YOU get this terrible English-language Chinese propaganda video stuck in YOUR head? Find out here!

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He may not be an official cast member of the new "Peanuts" movie, but host Tom Ashbrook could certainly fit right in, if he wanted to. (Via "The Peanuts)
Posted on Friday, October 23, 2015

A reflection on comments, the Swedish Chef and Sia. (Trust us, it will all make sense. Probably.)

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The first drone to be used by the Iraqi Air Force, loaded with ordnance, prepares to take-off to raid Islamic State group positions at an airbase in Kut, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Oct 10, 2015. (AP)
Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Reporter Jeremy Scahill of the Intercept details the realities — and failures — of the U.S. government’s foreign drone strike program.

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The number of older parents is on the rise. (ethan.john/Flickr)
Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Resources and excerpts from our conversation on postpartum depression and anxiety.

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The infamous EHMAHGERD picture (L) and a current picture of Maggie Goldenberger. (Courtesy of Maggie Goldenberger / Vanity Fair)
Posted on Friday, October 16, 2015

The emails never stop, do they? We come to terms with emails, and hope you do, too!

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Posted on Friday, October 9, 2015

Meet our Fall 2015 interns! (Better late than never, right?)

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., center, turns to his wife Judy McCarthy as they enter a House Republican caucus vote on its nominee to replace House Speaker John Boehner, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  The Leader later announced the surprise abandonment of his bid for Speaker. (AP)
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In this file photo, Rep. Daniel Webster, D-Fla., left, and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., right, walk together to a House Republican Conference meeting to hear a presentation on a budget agreement . (AP)
Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2015

When House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) announced his retirement and resignation from his position last month, it surprised both his Party and the Washington political establishment.

Catherine Coulson, best known for her role as the Log Lady on David Lynch's 1989 ABC series "Twin Peaks," died this week at the age of 71. (Ben Mackey / Facebook)
Posted on Friday, October 2, 2015

We say hello again to our email address (since so many of you did this week) and goodbye to the Log Lady.

Nov 27, 2015
Josh Baldonado, an administrative assistant at Brown & Brown Insurance, works at a treadmill desk in the firms offices in Carmel, Ind., Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. (AP)

The end of sitting at work. A new call to get up off our chairs. To stand and move! We’ll look at how that works.

Nov 27, 2015
The punk rock band Sleater-Kinney (from L: Janet Weiss, Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker) (Courtesy the Band)

Feminist punk-rockers, the band Sleater-Kinney, is with us. Reunited. Hotter than ever.

Nov 26, 2015
Jewel performs in the On Point Studio on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. (Liz Gillis / WBUR)

Singer-songwriter Jewel asked “who will save your soul”? Now she’s talking about saving her own. We’ll talk to Jewel.

Nov 26, 2015
This photo taken July 31, 2012 shows a "tiny" house April Anson built in Portland, Ore. For the past couple of months, 33-year-old Anson and her friends have been planning, measuring, sawing and hammering their way toward completion of what might look like a child’s playhouse. (AP)

Tiny houses, micro-apartments. They’re hot. Americans are downsizing.

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Fresh Ideas For Your Thanksgiving: Recipes
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015

Did our Thanksgiving 2016 episode make you hungry? Good news — we’ve got recipes right here.

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Karl Rove Still Won’t Get Involved In The 2016 G.O.P. Primary
Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015

Karl Rove may say he’s not endorsing or getting involved in the 2016 G.O.P. presidential primary, but that won’t stop from offering advice on how to beat Republican front runner Donald Trump.

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Roger Cohen And Barry Posen On ISIS
Monday, Nov 23, 2015

A brief, but illustrative exchange between Barry Posen and Roger Cohen during our conversation on ISIS today.

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