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Friday, February 26, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, is flanked by his two sons, Donald Trump Jr., left, and Eric, while speaking at a caucus night rally Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Trump rolls on. Apple versus the U.S. government. Wild weather. And the fight over the Supreme Court. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
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

 
Thursday, February 25, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks during a rally in Norfolk, Va., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Bernie Sanders and our Gilded Age of inequality. Is he the way to end it? The chips are down. We’ll hear the Democrats’ debate.

 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 | 10:00 AM
In this file photo, the fog lifts over the skyline of downtown Pittsburgh on a foggy morning, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

On the campaign trail, it’s doom and gloom. James Fallows just travelled the country, and found lots of hope. And good reason for it. He’s with us.

 
Friday, February 19, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s courtroom chair is draped in black to mark his death as part of a tradition that dates to the 19th century, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at the Supreme Court in Washington. Scalia died Saturday at age 79. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

An empty seat at the Supreme Court. Primary battles in South Carolina and Nevada. Apple versus the government on privacy. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Thursday, February 18, 2016 | 10:00 AM
In this file photo,  current GOP Presidential primary frontrunner and real estate magnate Donald Trump poses for photos above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after taking his flagship Trump Plaza Casino public in New York City on June 7, 1995.

A deep look at Donald Trump’s business record. Successes. Failures. Patterns. And the mystery of his net worth.

 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Day laborers wait for work near a Home Depot store in Phoenix in April of 2006. (Khampha Bouaphanh/AP)

Donald Trump says he wants millions of immigrants out. What happened when Arizona cut its undocumented worker population by almost half? We’ll ask.

 
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.

 
Friday, February 12, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reacts to the cheering crowd at his primary night rally Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Trump and Sanders take New Hampshire. Ferguson under fire from the Justice Department. A rocky week on Wall Street. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
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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 28, 2016
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.

 
Apr 28, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a Women for Hillary event in New York, Monday, April 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Hillary Clinton and the women’s vote. How it’s broken against Bernie Sanders. How it might play out against Donald Trump.

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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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