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Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland accompanied by President Barack Obama, speaks as he is introduced as Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court during an announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Two top legal scholars analyze the merits of President Obama’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, Merrick Garland.

NFL Senior Vice President of Health & Safety Policy Jeff Miller speaks at an NFL Health and Safety Press Conference on Thursday, January 29, 2015 in Phoenix. Injury data, research advances and the ways that technology augments safety measures on game day were discussed.  (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

In a first for the National Football League, a top league official appeared to formally acknowledge a link between the aggressive sport and serious head trauma.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens as President Barack Obama speaks during a bilateral news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Posted on Friday, March 11, 2016

#MemeInHistory, Trudeau in D.C. and where content goes when we change topics last minute.

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. acknowledges his supporters on arrival at a campaign rally, Tuesday, March 8, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Posted on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

We look at Bernie Sanders’ big upset win over Hillary Clinton in Michigan. She was up 20 points in pre-vote polling. He beat her. What now?

In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, photo, Nicole Kelly, left, interviews Angelo Falcone, 32, for a bartender job at a job fair held by The Genuine Hospitality Group, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Posted on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

What’s going on with millennials’ wages? A new report says they’ve barely budged since 1984 despite a more productive economy. We dig in.

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney takes to stage before weighing in on the Republican presidential race during a speech at the University of Utah, Thursday, March 3, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Posted on Monday, March 7, 2016

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican nominee for President, explains why he would rather have a split Republican convention than a Donald Trump presidential candidacy.

Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko, left, Sergey Volkov, center, and U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly rest in chairs outside the Soyuz TMA-18M space capsule after they landed in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)
Posted on Friday, March 4, 2016

We aim for free speech — but that doesn’t mean we won’t block your Twitter account if you send us crude messages.

A portion of the cover of the new book, "The New Cocktail Hour." (Running Press)
Posted on Thursday, March 3, 2016

Our March 3, 2016 episode on the bubbling rise of craft cocktails in the American bar scene includes a few on-air tastings — and the recipes for those drinks are right here.

In this Jan. 15, 2009 file photo, then-CIA Director Michael Hayden participates in a news conference at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va.  (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez, File)
Posted on Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Former NSA and FBI director Michael Hayden thinks the American armed forces wouldn’t be required to follow a hypothetical President Trump’s orders on torture, interrogation and more.

U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., speaks to the media before the CBS News Republican presidential debate at the Peace Center, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
Posted on Monday, February 29, 2016

South Carolina G.O.P. Congressman Mark Sanford tells host Tom Ashbrook why the Republican Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump would be potentially a dangerous nominee for his party.

May 27, 2016
Riot police block off the Albuquerque Convention Center to anti-Trump protests following a rally and speech by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the convention center where the event was held, in Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Obama at Hiroshima. Turmoil at Trump rallies. Clinton’s emails, heating up. Sanders predicts a “messy” convention. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

May 27, 2016
In this Oct. 27, 2015, photo,  Big Muddy Farms, an urban farm in northern Omaha, Neb. is seen amongst residential homes. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, we’ve got top gardeners spilling the beans on how to grow everything.

May 26, 2016
This March 16, 2015 photo shows portraits of now-retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Marshall Powell, right, and his wife, Arasi, at their home in Crescent, Okla. Powell suffers from a psychological wound called "moral injury" after serving as an Army nurse in Iraq and Afghanistan. Arasi, also a soldier who served in Iraq, had received treatment for PTSD. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

In advance of Memorial Day, we’ll talk with Sebastian Junger about vets coming home and missing their “Tribe.” Plus, a WWII veteran remembers life on and off and the battlefield.

May 26, 2016
This Jan. 26, 2016 file photo shows a "For Sale" sign hanging in front of an existing home in Atlanta.  Short of savings and burdened by debt, America's millennials are struggling to afford their first homes in the face of sharply higher prices in many of the most desirable cities. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

No more ’empty nest’. A third of millennials now live at home with their parents. We’ll look at what’s still pushing that trend.

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WWII Vet Larry Kirby Reflects On American Values
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Looking ahead to Memorial Day, a World War II veteran looks back at the experiences that mattered to him, both in and out of war.

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Gloria Steinem Explains Her ‘Bernie Boys’ Comment
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Feminist activist Gloria Steinem explains why her apparent diss of female supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders was anything but.

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‘Best Of’ 2016 Commencement Speeches
Monday, May 16, 2016

Excerpts from a few of the best commencement speeches delivered to the graduating class of 2016.

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