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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.

 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 | 11:00 AM
The New Caledonian crow is one of the most intelligent birds, known for using tools and creating hooks as a means to  obtain food. (Photo via Auguste von Bayern / Flickr)

The genius of birds. Why bird-brained, as an insult, may not make sense.

 
Thursday, April 7, 2016 | 11:00 AM
James Brown and the Famous Flames, performing at New York City's Apollo Theater in 1964. (Creative Commons / Don Paulsen)

Renowned novelist James McBride, with a deep new take on the godfather of soul, James Brown.

 
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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.

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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 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.

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In The Garden, Mother Nature Makes The Rules
Friday, May 27, 2016

Executive producer Karen Shiffman explains why she turns to her garden for food, friends and natrual comfort.

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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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