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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 | 10:00 AM
As the presidential primaries wind to an end, candidates vie for delegates. (Toby Brusseau/AP)

Is the 2016 presidential primary process fair? We’ll look at the scramble for delegates and the road ahead. Plus: We’ll talk about voting rights protesters who staged sit-ins at the Capitol.

 
Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM
A portion of a satirical front page future issue of the Boston Globe, published Sunday, April 10, 2016. (Courtesy Boston Globe)

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

 
Monday, April 11, 2016 | 10:00 AM
This portion of an email from Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email account when she was secretary of state and released by the State Department on Sept. 30, 2015, shows an email Clinton received early in the morning on Aug. 3, 2011.  (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

What’s taking so long with the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails? Is there a fire in there or not? Plus: The Boston Globe imagines — and rejects — a future President Trump.

 
Friday, April 8, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, right, clasps hands with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, left, during a primary night campaign event, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Milwaukee, Wisc. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Sanders and Cruz win big. The Panama Papers’ global punch. A $15 minimum wage in New York. Our weekly roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Syrian soldiers celebrate their victory against the Islamic State group in Qaryatain, Syria, Monday, April 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Natalia Sancha

Retired Army Colonel and big thinker Andrew Bacevich on what he calls America’s endless war in the Middle East.

 
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, raises hands with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, left, and his wife Heidi, right, during a primary night campaign event, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

The message from Wisconsin. What the results in the Badger State tell us (and don’t) about the candidates and their paths to the nomination.

 
Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM
Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, center, stands at the lectern to give a statement at the Parliament regarding the Panama papers released yesterday, in Reykjavik on Monday April 4, 2016. On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, he tendered his resignation. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson)

Ian Bremmer thinks the Panama Papers suggest a future of “forced transparency” — but the net results won’t be necessarily positive.

 
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 10:00 AM
People gather to demonstrate against Iceland's prime minister, in Reykjavik on Monday April 4, 2016. Iceland's prime minister insisted Monday he would not resign after documents leaked in a media investigation allegedly link him to an offshore company that could represent a serious conflict of interest, according to information leaked from a Panamanian law firm at the center of an international tax evasion scheme. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson)

A massive leak of more than 11 million documents reveals a global web of corruption and tax hidden wealth. What we’re learning about the Panama Papers.

 
Friday, April 1, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump holds a piece of paper as he talks about a statement from a Breitbart News reporter during a CNN town hall with Anderson Cooper in the historic Riverside Theatre, Tuesday, March 29, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Trump’s abortion firestorm. Sanders takes three more states. Dirty bomb warnings and a nuclear summit. Our weekly roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Thursday, March 31, 2016 | 10:00 AM
President Barack Obama speaks during the awards dinner for Syracuse University’s Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting at Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Obama has called out the media in part, for the zoo of the 2016 election campaign. Is he right?

 
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May 31, 2016
This 2006 colorized scanning electron micrograph image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the O157:H7 strain of the E. coli bacteria. On Wednesday, May 26, 2016, U.S. military officials reported the first U.S. human case of bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort drug. The 49-year-old woman has recovered from an infection of E. coli resistant to colistin. But officials fear that if the resistance spreads to other bacteria, the country may soon see germs impervious to all antibiotics. (Janice Carr/CDC via AP)

A new superbug resistant to our antibiotic of last resort has shown up in the U.S. We look at the threat, and our dwindling antibiotic options.

May 31, 2016
In this July 31, 2015, file photo, an orca or killer whale breaches in view of Mount Baker, some 60 miles distant, in the Salish Sea in the San Juan Islands, Wash. ( (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

The end of orcas at SeaWorld, McDonald’s using cage-free eggs — should animal lovers be optimistic about a new “humane economy”?

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May 30, 2016
Rock icon Donald Fagen looks back on a lengthy and ongoing career in his new memoir 'Eminent Hipsters.' He co-founded the classic rock group Steely Dan with Walter Becker in 1972. (Penguin Books USA)

Steely Dan frontman Donald Fagen talks “eminent hipsters” and the cultural outliers that shaped his sound. He joins us.

 
May 30, 2016
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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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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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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