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Wednesday, May 4, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Leslie Stahl with her grandchild Jordan. (Courtesy: Leslie Stahl)

Trailblazing journalist Lesley Stahl on her new book Becoming Grandma, and the joys, the science, the struggles, the evolution of being a grandparent today.

 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | 11:00 AM
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ALDI - Grocery shoppers experience ALDI during the grand opening of the first of eight Southern California locations on Thursday, March 24, 2016, in Moreno Valley, Calif. ALDI, one of America's favorite grocery stores, will open approximately 45 stores in Southern California by the end of 2016. (Photo by Casey Rodgers/Invision for ALDI/AP Images)

From chicken wings to kale smoothies, we look at what we eat, and how challenging it is to eat well in America.

 
Monday, May 2, 2016 | 11:00 AM
ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016 AND THEREAFTER - In this April 19, 2016 photo, Laurie Millan, a para-professional and tutor, works with a student during an after school tutoring session at San Francisco International High School, in San Francisco. While some districts in numerous states have discouraged migrant minors from Central America from enrolling in their schools, the school accommodated its youths by rewriting young-adult novels at a basic level to spark the newcomers' interest in reading.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Is grit the secret sauce that drives success? More important than both talent and intellect? We’re talking the power and limits of grit.

 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 11:00 AM
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.

 
Monday, April 25, 2016 | 11:00 AM
GQ, left, Jackson Doran, center, and JQ from Chicago hip-hop sensation Q Brothers perform their "Othello: the Remix" rap during a rehearsal for Sydney Festival in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.  Sydney Festival is an arts based event held in January each year boasting local and international artists in contemporary and classical music, dance, circus, drama and visual arts.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

400 years after Shakespeare, we celebrate the bard with a new look at Othello. And how it speaks to us today on race and gender.

 
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Andrew Solomon in Zambia in 1997. Photo: Luca Trovato.

Acclaimed writer, psychologist, traveler Andrew Solomon the importance of getting out- way out- into the world.

 
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Benjamin Walker plays Patrick Bateman in 'American Psycho' at the Schoenfield Theatre in New York. Photo: Jeremy Daniel

The bloody, pitch-black satire American Psycho is now a Broadway musical. We’ll dive in with the director and star of the show.

 
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Ron Fournier and his family meet George W. Bush in the Oval Office.

Journalist Ron Fournier turns the tables on himself for a soul-searching meditation on fatherhood now. What it is. How it’s changing.

 
Monday, April 18, 2016 | 10:00 AM
"The Future of the Professions" discusses how technology is transforming the work of professionals in the 21st century. (Pixabay)

Tech disruption heads for the professions. Doctors, lawyers, accountants now face real digital competition.

 
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Hamilton Production Photos by Joan Marcus

Broadway’s mega-hit “Hamilton” is all the craze. And it’s not just the lucky few who have seen it, who are obsessed.

 
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May 6, 2016
President Barack Obama drinks water as he finishes speaking at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, May 4, 2016, about the ongoing water crisis.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

It’s Trump for the GOP. Clinton leads. Sanders hangs in. A Navy Seal killed by ISIS. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

May 6, 2016
Close-up of a Grauer's gorilla. Kahuzi-Biega National Park, one of the last remaining strongholds of the 
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CREDIT: A.J.Plumptre/WCS.

Great gorillas being wiped out by war and poaching. We’ll go to the mountains of Africa. Plus, after the Ivory burn in Kenya- we look at the state of the world’s elephants.

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May 5, 2016
Rob Reiner with his son, Nick. [Courtesy: Paladin]

Filmmaker, actor Rob Reiner and his son, Nick, get personal in their new film “Being Charlie,” which takes on drug addiction.

 
May 5, 2016
Detroit teachers march outside the district headquarters, Monday, May 2, 2016, in Detroit. Detroit Public Schools transition manager Steven Rhodes says 45,628 of approximately 46,000 students were forced to miss classes Monday as 1,562 teachers called in sick. The mass sick-out has forced the district to close 94 of its 97 schools. Detroit's schools are expected to be out of cash starting July 1. The state earlier gave the district $48.7 million in emergency funding to keep it open through June 30 as the Legislature considers a $720 million restructuring plan. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Fixing Michigan- from Flint’s water crisis to failing schools in Detroit. Are state takeovers the answers or the problem?

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Devoured: We Are What (And How) We Eat
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

From chicken wings to kale smoothies, we look at what we eat, and how challenging it is to eat well in America.

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‘Embedded’: How Violent Gangs Are Terrorizing El Salvador
Thursday, Apr 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, Apr 11, 2016

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

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