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Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | 10:00 AM
This April 13, 2014, file photo, shows the Internal Revenue Service headquarters building in Washington. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

With tax deadline fast approaching, we look at the tax plans from the 2016 presidential candidates, and what they could mean for you and the country.

 
Monday, March 28, 2016 | 11:00 AM
People protest outside the North Carolina Executive Mansion in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, March 24, 2016. North Carolina legislators decided to rein in local governments by approving a bill Wednesday that prevents cities and counties from passing their own anti-discrimination rules. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory later signed the legislation, which dealt a blow to the LGBT movement after success with protections in cities across the country. (AP Photo/Emery P. Dalesio)

North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law. Other states are debating similar laws. We’ll look at what’s going on.

 
Monday, March 28, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Police man a check point during a police raid in the suburb of Schaerbeek in Brussels, Thursday, March, 24, 2016.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Europe’s patchwork of spy agencies after Brussels. From eavesdropping to sharing intel, the challenge ahead.

 
Friday, March 25, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Actor and comedian David Cross. (Press Photo by Daniel Bergeron / ID-PR)

Comedian David Cross—of “Arrested Development” and “Mr. Show” — on his new tour: “Making America Great Again!”

 
Thursday, March 24, 2016 | 10:00 AM
People observe a minute of silence at the Place de la Bourse in the center of Brussels, Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Bombs exploded yesterday at the Brussels airport and one of the city's metro stations Tuesday, killing and wounding scores of people, as a European capital was again locked down amid heightened security threats. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

After Brussels, Europe is taking another look at the human wave from the Mideast and Africa. We’ll look at mounting tension over the EU’s migrant crisis.

 
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Donald Trump supporters leave a campaign rally at the Dubuque Regional Airport in Dubuque, Iowa, on Jan. 30. Trump came in second in the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post)

Two veteran reporters traveled the country talking to Americans about hope, anger and the presidential candidates who speak their minds. And we listen.

 
Monday, March 21, 2016 | 11:00 AM
A portion of the cover of Thomas Frank's new book, "Listen Liberal." (Courtesy the Publisher / Metropolitan Books)

A big new broadside against the Democratic Party by liberal stalwart, Thomas Frank. He blames a yuppified Democratic Party for the rise of Donald Trump.

 
Monday, March 21, 2016 | 10:00 AM
A poster features portraits of Cuba's President Raul Castro, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama and reads in Spanish "Welcome to Cuba" outside a restaurant in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, March 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba. We’ll unpack what’s at stake. What the US and Cuba each really want.

 
Friday, March 18, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland, right, shakes hands with President Barack Obama 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.  Garland, 63, is the chief judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, a court whose influence over federal policy and national security matters has made it a proving ground for potential Supreme Court justices.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

A nominee for the Supreme Court. Clinton, Trump and a warning of riot. An American gets 15 years hard labor in North Korea. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Thursday, March 17, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland, receives applauds from President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden 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/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The battle now over President Obama’s brand new Supreme Court nominee.

 
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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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