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Monday, February 29, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Explorer Sarah Marquis, out in the wild remote bush on a walk. (Courtesy Sarah Marquis)

Adventurer Sarah Marquis has walked from Siberia to Australia. Alone and fearless. She shares her story.

 
Friday, February 26, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Charles Mingus performs in lower Manhattan, N.Y., as a part of U.S. Bicentennial Celebrations on July 4, 1976. (Tom Marcello / WikiCommons)

The music, life and complex racial identity of jazz great Charles Mingus.

 
Thursday, February 25, 2016 | 11:00 AM
The cargo train travelled from eastern China through Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, arriving in the Iranian capital Tehran. (Photograph: Stringer/EPA)

Seeing the world — its history, its future — from another angle. From the East, and the old Silk Road

 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Johsua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus are the Minimalists. (Adam Dressler / The Minimalists)

Going minimalist. Many Americans are. We look at the art of living with less.

 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, before the Senate Banking Committee hearing on: 'The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress.' (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Big-time economist Mohamed El-Erian says years of politicians ducking hard decisions are coming home to roost for the global economy right now. He’s with us.

 
Thursday, February 11, 2016 | 11:00 AM
A sampling of same of the great books author David Denby thinks could help encourage young readers to love books. (National Post)

David Denby on the 24 great books that can bring even today’s kids to reading. And maybe you, too.

 
Monday, February 8, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Legendary film critic  Roger Ebert in an archival image from his early days at the Chicago Sun-Times. (Flickr / WikiCommons)

The critic speaks. The New York Times’ A.O. Scott on how to think about art, pleasure, beauty and truth.

 
Friday, February 5, 2016 | 11:00 AM
A portion of the cover of Ben Ratliff's new book, "Every Song Ever." (Courtesy Farar, Straus and Giroux / The Publisher)

How to choose music in an age when everything is online and always there. New York Times music critic Ben Ratliff shows the way.

 
Thursday, February 4, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Although technological development appears to have rapidly increased in the last fifty years, the gap between the invention of the incandescent light bulb and the Apple iPhone was not as dramatically innovative as it might have been. (WikiCommons / Associated Press)

Is the golden age of American growth and innovation over? Gone for good? Big economist Robert Gordon says so. We’ll listen, and challenge.

 
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Author and Harvard Business School social psychologist Amy Cuddy. (Photo by Bob O'Connor / Courtesy The Author)

Strike a power pose. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy on the power of presence when you’re ready to act and win.

 
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Apr 29, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

Apr 29, 2016
Screengrab from the #MorethanMean video produced by Sarah Spain and Julie Dicaro. Scroll down to view the video.

Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

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Apr 29, 2016
Screengrab from the #MorethanMean video produced by Sarah Spain and Julie Dicaro. Scroll down to view the video.

Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

 
Apr 29, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

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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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The Boston Globe Imagines — And Rejects — A President Trump Front Page
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

The Boston Globe editorial page imagines — and rejects — President Donald Trump.

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